Your Dog Has Been Sprayed By A Skunk!

 of How to Care for a Skunk Sprayed Dog was reviewed by  on January 3, 2017.
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Skunk spray contains some very irritant chemicals in it. This means that any area of your dog’s skin that comes in contact with the spray can become red and inflamed. It is likely to be itchy, so he will scratch at it and make it even worse. This is more likely to happen on the sensitive hairless parts of his body, such as his nose and eyes.
Apart from the smell, skunk spray can have a few adverse effects on your dog’s health.
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The skunk off liquid does not work and it made my dog vomit multiple times we did it the day after the spray and a few days later both times he was sick and smell is still here 2 weeks later and I’d say at least 10 baths There are some things you should do immediately if you suspect your dog's been hit by skunk spray.
Photo provided by FlickrHas your dog been skunked? Here’s a simple an effective skunk spray remedy for dogs!
Photo provided by FlickrGroomers are quite adept at treating dogs sprayed by skunks.
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I do not know what it is about skunks that is irresistible to dogs, but there certainly seems to be something. If there is a skunk anywhere near a dog, you can be sure that the dog will investigate. More often than not, the dogs ends up getting sprayed. The oily, smelly spray burns the dogs eyes, nose, and mouth and renders it totally uninterested in the skunk. The skunk makes a get away, and you are left to clean up the dog.Has your dog (or cat or other pet) been skunked (sprayed by a skunk)?Here's a skunk remedy I foundwhile searching the web--after my dog got sprayed by a skunk,along with my experiences.The skunk's distinctively rotten smell is technically named l. In order to get rid of the odor on your dog, the skunk's spray compound has to be neutralized and the old tomato juice routine just doesn’t work.Although the actual chemical composition of skunk spray is primarily of interest only to chemists and biologists, it is necessary for the average dog owner to understand a little about the nature of skunk spray in order to neutralize it effectively.Terriers that are sprayed underground up close and personal can contract Skunk Toxic Shock . Be careful of skunks if you let your dog go to ground looking for prey!Sometimes, in spite of your best efforts, a skunk will spray your dog. Most commonly, dogs will be sprayed on or around the head. Not only does skunk spray smell extremely foul, it will cause nausea or vomiting if swallowed and will act like tear gas if it gets in the eyes. If your dog gets sprayed directly in the eyes or mouth, seek immediate veterinary treatment. This is particularly important if the spray got in your dog's eyes, since it can damage the delicate cornea of the eye and cause temporary blindness. If the spray is not causing serious distress to your dog, you can take matters into your own hands so that your dog will be welcomed back into your home.