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How To Help Manage Open Sores on Dogs

What Causes Open Sores on Dogs?

If you have a dog, you've heard it. Lick, lick, lick. That sound can drive you mad! But oftentimes that annoying licking sound is a sign that something is wrong with your canine companion. Instead of yelling at Fido, investigate the problem to get to the source of the skin sore on your dog.

There are many reasons for open sores on dogs. Thankfully, most can be treated easily. Here are a few of the most common causes of rashes and open sores on dogs:

  • Allergies - reaction to products, pollen or insect bites
  • Infections - bacterial, viral or fungal
  • Injuries - scratches, burns, punctures and bites
  • Pests and Parasites - fleas, mites and ticks
  • Disease - Cushing's Disease, cancer
  • Genetics - certain breeds are more susceptible to skin disorders
  • Surgery - stitches and wounds left open to heal

But remember, if your dog is in distress or severe pain, or the sores aren't healing, always consult your vet.

So now that you know what some of the causes for open sores on dog skin are, you may be asking "How do I treat sores on my dog?" Read on to discover some safe and effective options you can try at home.

How Does Clireon Soothe Sores On Dogs?

The active ingredient in Clireon Wound and Skin Care is Hypochlorous Acid (HOCl). HOCI is a naturally-occurring antimicrobial that is produced by white blood cells to help fight bacteria, viruses, and inflammation. HOCI reduces pain and enhances the body's natural ability to heal - it helps to soothe itchiness, skin irritations, wounds, rashes, scrapes, cuts, and burns. The HOCI in Clireon works fasts to relieve open sores on dogs.


Clireon comes in a dog wound spray and gel, and can be used to:

  • Cleanse the affected area
  • Wash away debris
  • Loosen dried, stuck-on bandages
  • Moisturize wounds for proper healing

Why Use Clireon For Dog Skin Sores?

  • No Rinsing Required - Once applied, Clireon’s active ingredient, Hypochlorous Acid (HOCl) reacts by removing surface bacteria and viruses that could hinder the healing of skin sores on dogs
  • Non-Irritating - Does not sting or irritate the skin
  • Gentle - Safe for use around the mouth, nose, eyes and ears
  • Non-Toxic - Completely harmless if licked or ingested
  • Steroid and Antibiotic Free

Is Clireon Just for Sores?

No. Clireon is indicated for the management of wounds and skin irritations, providing a proper moisture balance throughout the different phases of wound healing.

Clireon's wound and skin care products can be used on wounds and skin-related issues for dogs and other animals including:

  • Cuts
  • Abrasions
  • Burns
  • Hot Spots
  • Saddle Wounds
  • Post-Surgical Sites
  • Shearing wounds

It's a handy and versatile solution for all of your favorite pets and animals. Keep a bottle in your pet supply kit so you can always be prepared.

“Be the person your dog thinks you are.”

- C.J. Frick

Benefits of Clireon

If you are looking for a product that is gentle and effective for dog skin sores, look no further! Clireon is an all-in-one animal wound and skin care product for animals at any stage of life.

Clireon is a safe and effective product that helps you manage open sores on dogs with these added benefits:

  • Completely harmless and non-toxic
  • Safe if ingested or licked
  • Can be used around mouth, nose, eyes and ears
  • Will not cause stinging, irritation or burning
  • Steroid-Free
  • Will not stain furniture, skin or clothes
  • Can also be used on horses, cows, dogs, cats, chickens, lizards and other small pets
  • Environmentally friendly

It's a handy and versatile solution for all of your favorite pets and animals. Keep a bottle in your pet supply kit so you can always be prepared.

Help manage Open Sores on Dogs with Clireon

Our all-natural wound spray for dogs offers fast, effective relief without antibiotics or steroids. Shop Clireon to ensure your animals wound and skin care needs are covered.

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