By: Terry Graedon December 7, 2015 19 Comments
    Veterinarian Is in a Huff Over Listerine for a D…

    Several weeks ago, we responded to a question about a home remedy for hot spots in dogs. The remedy is one people have been telling us about for more than a decade, and it includes Listerine, baby oil…

    By: Joe Graedon July 23, 2012 11 Comments
    Home Remedy for Hot Spots Cheers Chihuahua

    Q. My poor chihuahua has suffered from skin problems her whole life. We've taken her to the vet numerous times and have tried every treatment they have given us. Most of them work well enough to get r…

    By: Terry Graedon October 28, 2009 32 Comments
    Solutions for Dog’s Hot Spots

    Q. What can I use to help my dog with scratching? He scratches and bites at his leg all day. He has been to the vet and has even been on prednisone and antibiotics. Is there anything else I can do to …

    By: Joe Graedon May 12, 2008 46 Comments
    Dog Lovers Love Listerine Remedy

    Q. The solution of equal parts Listerine, baby oil and water for dogs' hot spots is the most fantastic remedy I've read about in a long time! The minute my dogs start "worrying" a spot, I get out my s…

    By: Joe Graedon December 31, 2007 13 Comments
    Simple Solution For Doggy Hot Spots

    Q. I read somewhere of a solution for "hot spots" on dogs: 1/3 Listerine, 1/3 baby oil and 1/3 water. Shake these up in a spray bottle and spray it on the dog, rubbing it into the spot. If y…

    By: Joe Graedon November 16, 2005 14 Comments
    Listerine for Hot Spots

    A horse lover shared the following formula she used on the mane and tail of her filly: 1/3 Listerine (original formula) 1/3 baby oil and 1/3 water Put in a spray bottle, shake well and spray it on. Th…