Tonight while I was gone, my dog got sprayed in the mouth by a skunk. When I got home he was foaming and drooling at the mouth. I was wondering if skunk spray was harmful to dogs? What do I need to do as far as care for him after giving him a bath? Will the skunk spray hurt him in any way?
Most of the time the chemicals in skunk spray are just plain irritating. Once in awhile a pet or person can have an allergic reaction to it. I found I can deal with one skunk at a time but didn't so well with 8 young and angry skunks that were brought in in a garbage can. My asthma flared up.
Is your dog showing any signs of allergic reaction: swelling, difficulty breathing or swallowing? If so, I do hope you've taken him to the vet by now.
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