Please help me fix my hairless Chinese Crested Pup’s Skin Problems?
Miss Lil’ Lily is my precious CC hairless 4 month old pup. She is such a pleasure and joy for me! Lily is truly a wonderful little soul! She was a rescue pup so although she is purebred, I know nothing about her lines or pedigree or parents, etc.
Because of an emergency I had to kennel her for a week. I gave them strict instructions on her skin care. She came home 2 weeks ago with horrible ‘rocks’ down the back of her neck and clear down her back and they have NOT gotten any better no matter what I’ve tried. Are these pimples, blackheads, or ??? And how do I get back her soft puppy skin? It truly feels like gravel all under her skin everywhere down her spine. On close exam, the ‘rocks’ are really tiny very hard scabs that will bleed if scraped off – but not infected or inflamed at all. She does find them itchy. She wants me to just rub and rub and rub her back firmly with flat palms.
My routine care for her has been baths every 5-7 days with baby shampoo, baby lotion before bed, and suntan lotion befor going out in the sun., She wears dresses, sweaters, hoodies, coats outside only (depending on the weather) and I keep those washed and clean for her after each use. She gets fresh bedding daily too.
I’ve read all the other comments about skin care for CC hairless and would like to incorporate the listerhazel idea, and eliminate lanolin lotions – BUT – how can I quickly recover her skin health NOW and then maintain healthy skin?
What SPF sunscreen should I use? Should I use baby or dog or regular sunscreen? Is it ok to use very soft pumice stone on her ‘rocks’ to abrate them away? We live in Colorado which is very very VERY dry – might the aloe gel be better for her than the lotions?
Oh we were doing so wonderful – her skin was as soft as satin until I had to kennel her. Now I really really REALLY need step-by-step process from you expert CC owners to quickly recover her skin and then maintain that wonderful softness she had from the start.
Also, one other question – she is pink/chocolate spotted but most of her skin is turning just chocolate now with only a little bit of pink here and there. Is this normal?
Thanks so much in advance for your help!!!
Suggestion by Hannah
If i were you I’d take her to the vet, she may need antibiotics to clean up anything that bathing and lotion isn’t doing. skin colours do change as puppy’s grow, its normal for them to change. i would use dog or baby sun screen for her. don’t itch her back, it will irritate it more. Itchiness is good though – as this is a sign of healing.
good luck, hope she gets better
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