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Subject: Poison Ivy on animals
Author: Angie
Date: 9/20/2005 3:01 pm
Views: 4735
Status: Approved
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I've come down with my first case of poison ivy, on my stomach, and can only track it to my dog, who escaped from our back yard recently and went on a frolic in the nearby creek. In researching the subject, I find that animals can carry the oil on their skin, so my question is: for how long, and what can be done to clean the animal so they quit spreading the oil. Would wiping down the dog vigorously with an isopropyl alcohol solution work, as I note that's a pre-blister treatment for humans on effected areas?

Poison Ivy on animals (Approved)Angie9/20/2005 3:01 pm
  Re: Poison Ivy on animals (Approved)Debbie9/20/2005 6:00 pm
    Re: Poison Ivy on animals (Approved)Toni9/22/2005 2:23 pm
      Re: Poison Ivy on animals (Approved)Debbie9/22/2005 4:06 pm
        Poor dog needs help (Approved)Yvonne9/29/2005 9:03 pm
          ....and cats too (Approved)Patrick10/1/2005 2:13 pm
            Re: ....and cats too (Approved)Debbie10/1/2005 7:13 pm
    what can i do for my border co (Approved)Jaime11/9/2005 4:10 pm
  Re: Poison Ivy on animals (Approved)Darcy11/4/2005 2:37 pm