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Staphylococcal Infections: They’re Not All Superbugs

A dog scratching itself
Last week I saw two patients with Staph infections. Finding a Staph infection is not unusual; veterinarians see Staph infections every day because Staphylococcus bacteria are normal inhabitants of the skin of dogs. Staph infections start like this: your dog scratches, breaks the skin and the Staph slip in and cause an itchy infection in