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Q: What is "cocker crud"?

October 27, 2008 | By Roxanna | 5 answers | Expired: 2079 days ago

I took my cocker spaniel to the groomer and she said she has what she called"cocker crud",under her front legs and paws. She said she will lich herself alot or chew on theses areas. Can give off a foul odor. She said can only get rid of it my antibotics. Is there something I can do without taking to the vet? She told me this is very common in cockers. I give her a bath once a week and brush her regularly.

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Debbie
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Oct 28, 2008

I have 2 cocker spaniels, especially in the summer when we take them to the lake with us, I give them a bath once a week. They have never had cocker crud. A friend of ours had an old cocker, rarely bathed her & she had cocker crud big time!

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Sheltervt
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Oct 27, 2008

"cocker crud" is yeast infections on the surface of the skin, most often caused by a diet too rich in the wrong kinds of carbohydrates. Avoid all foods and treats containing corn, wheat, soy, gluten, and vegetable proteins.

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Pdear
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Oct 27, 2008

It sounds like typical cocker skin. Antibotics are the
only way to really clear up this problem. One bath a week
is to much You should also keep a eye on the ears they can
get yeasty and cause alot of problems if not taken care of.

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Joygold
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Oct 27, 2008

I would be interested to find out the answer. Tiki is a cocker mix and he sometimes bites at his paws. The vet and the groomers can't find anything wrong and say it it just a nervous habit but I wonder.

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joanna s.
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Oct 27, 2008

i dont know but giving him a bath once a week is WWWAAAYYY too much.

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