Can Athletes Foot Spray Be Used On Dogs

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Can I use Tinactin spray on my dog?

Anti-fungal creams such as Tinactin (Tolnaftate) or Lotrimin (Clotrimazole) will also cause stomach upset such as vomiting and diarrhea if ingested. Stomach upset like this is dangerous and can cause the dog or cat to become dehydrated very quickly.

Can you use antifungal foot cream on dogs?

Every antifungal shampoo has its own instructions, but in general, it works best when used at least twice a week. If your dog’s veterinarian has given you other instructions, be sure to follow those. For localized, smaller ringworm infections, antifungal creams and ointments are a good option.

How do you treat athlete’s foot on a dog?

It usually is treated with an anti-fungal medicated cream or shampoo. Your vet may prescribe a topical anti-itch treatment. If the skin is broken, an antibiotic may be given to prevent infection.

Does Tinactin cure athlete’s foot?

Tolnaftate is used to treat skin infections such as athlete’s foot, jock itch, and ringworm. It is an antifungal that works by preventing the growth of fungus.

Does Tinactin treat toenail fungus?

Tolnaftate, a thiocarbamate, is commonly used as a topical antifungal agent against mild to moderate superficial dermatophyte fungal infection in skin and toenails, such as tinea pedis, tinea cruris, tinea corporis, tinea manuum, and tinea versicolor.

Does Lotrimin work on dogs?

Topical terbinafine (Lamisil) and clotrimazole (Lotrimin), are not recommended for use in pets as they do not reduce further growth of ringworm lesions.

What if my dog licks antifungal cream?

Antifungal creams for human issues such as nail fungus, jock itch, athlete’s foot and yeast infection are poorly absorbed by the digestive tract, but they may still cause vomiting and diarrhea if ingested by a pet.

Can Monistat be used on dogs?

Although it is commonly used by women, the active ingredient in Monistat is also safe for dogs. When used correctly, you can often clear the yeast infection from your dog’s ears by using this topical cream.

Should I let my dog lick my athlete’s foot?

We also have been scolded by a vet tech who said that licking people’s feet could make the dog sick. Because there are effective antifungal medications, we suggest you not rely on your pooch but rather on your pharmacy for effective athlete’s foot treatment.

Can dogs lick athlete’s foot?

Although dog saliva may have some anti-fungal properties, dogs often carry a variety of bacteria in their mouths, which could be a problem if saliva got on broken skin. A vet tech added: “Not only is this ‘treatment’ ridiculous, it could be dangerous to your pet!