American Bulldog Question

My American Bulldog puppy is 4 months old and he has a rash on his stomach and groin area. I...

My American Bulldog puppy is 4 months old and he has a rash on his stomach and groin area. I changed his food from chicken to lamb. the vet doesn't seem to know anything and doesnt care. please help me! also his penis sometimes sticks out with blood on it... is this normal? please help my baby!

    In American Bulldog - Asked by Anonymous - 2/20/2012 2:09:25 AM
My American bully had the same thing. Her and her sister were getting a rash in the same area as yours. We found out it was an allergic reaction to something poison ivy. We gave her Benadryl. It helped with the itching n the rash went away. Hope this helps...good luck
    Answered by Anonymous - 2/21/2012 5:42:42 PM

Yes it does help! thank you! Ii am so worried because I took my American Bulldog to a new vet and he said that he has contact allergy. Do you think that benadryl will still work for him?
    Answered by Anonymous - 2/22/2012 2:16:26 PM

oh also do you know if its because they inhaled the poison ivy or touched it. thank you
    Answered by Anonymous - 2/22/2012 2:17:34 PM

Well, it is likely contact dermatitis from something your american bulldog rubbed up against. He may need some medication if it doesn't go away. Give him a good bath with no perfume... I like the natural oatmeal bath because it doesnt have anything in it that can irritate the skin. ALSO -- Lamb is a bad idea for some american bulldogs. They are prone to food allergies (as well as sensitive skin issues) and lamb is one of the main problems...along with soy. Try to stay away from processed foods with lots of fillers and stick to chicken as a protein source. I feed Diamond Naturals as it is highly rated and yet reasonable in price (they eat a ton so price can be an issue for aome people). Vets are sometimes clueless when it comes to this breed. I bet the skin clears up soon, if not get a topical from the vet and change the food please!! the lamb causes skin problems as well as ear infections in those dogs that are sensitive. You dont want to deal with that!
    Answered by ainslee1108 - 3/19/2012 4:47:09 PM

My pup had a similar rash it turned out to be sunburn! It hit me of course that would happen with short white fur duh! I got her doggie sunblock and its never happened again
    Answered by Anonymous - 7/25/2012 10:21:16 PM