Episode 9    Animal General Podcast | Q and A (Dog Anxiety, Incessant Barking, Skunks and more...)

about this episode

In this episode, Dr. Mike answers more questions from listeners, read by his youngest son, Slade. Questions addressed by Dr. Mike include: How to treat a dog with separation anxiety (medication vs. behavior training)? What's the best way to stop a dog from incessantly barking? If a pet is sprayed by a skunk, what's the best way to get rid of the odor? What can be done to treat hip dysplasia in dogs (weight loss, lasers, surgery, stem cells)? Can stem cells treat Wobbler's Disease and other degenerative myelopathy conditions? Dr. Mike answers these questions and more.

SKUNK DE-ODORIZER

Mix 1 quart of 3% hydrogen peroxide + 1/4 cup of baking soda + 1 teaspoon of liquid dish soap (Dawn dish soap works well). Mix the ingredients and use immediately. The chemical reaction produced from these ingredients lasts only a limited time. Do NOT wet the dog first!!!

Pour the solution over your pet, rub it in thoroughly (remember to wear gloves so you don't smell like the skunk)! Then let the pet soak for a few minutes. RINSE off. Do not leave the solution on your pet. Repeat if necessary.

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about the podcast

The “Animal General Podcast” with Dr. Mike will navigate you through the world of pets with tips and tricks, time-tested veterinary medicine and new cutting-edge procedures. Join Dr. Mike Hutchinson to discuss all of your pet needs! From more complex topics like stem cells and regenerative medicine to simple solutions for ridding your pet of that nasty skunk smell... Find the answers - and how they translate to your own beloved pet!

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Animal General Podcast | Q and A (Dog Anxiety, Incessant Barking, Skunks and more...)
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