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How do you get rid of a wart on a dog? Depending on the location of your dog’s warts—such as an eyelid or bottom of a paw—your veterinarian may recommend dog wart removal by electrocautery (burning), cryotherapy (freezing) or sharp resection (cutting). In some cases, removing one or more warts will cause the others to fade away.
What do dog warts look like? A typical canine wart looks like a small cauliflower head. It has a stalk leading to a rough textured growth. Sometimes the lesions are hard scaly plaques; others can be hard inward growing masses. They are commonly found on the dog’s face, but can be found on the neck, feet or anywhere else on the body.
How can I treat my dogs warts at home?
- Vitamin E: The application of vitamin E may help to reduce the size of certain papillomas.
- Castor Oil: Castor oil may also be applied to warts in order to soften them and relieve irritation.
- Thuja: Thuja (Thuja occidentalis) is also recommended for reducing warts in dogs.
What does a papilloma look like on a dog? What does a papilloma look like on a dog? Canine oral papillomas occur on the mucous membrane of the mouth and typically appear as whitish, grayish, or flesh-colored skin growth. Sometimes, a papilloma looks like a smooth pimple on a dog’s lip but most of the time, they have a textured cauliflower appearance.