Spot the Dog

The usually handsome Stan has marred his good looks with a case of, what looks like, teenage acne.

These started off as a couple of tiny bumps under his skin and by evening one had erupted.  The next morning he looked like this.

Antibiotics, anti-inflammatories, ointment, antiseptic and sixty seven euros later, the vet thinks he had been rummaging about in a plant to which he had a reaction.  There are all sorts of plants in our garden – cultivated and otherwise – so I don’t know which one would have done this.  There are some euphorbia, the sap of which I know can be nasty.

Anyway, hopefully he will have his looks back again soon.

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  1. #1 by Mary on November 10, 2011 - 20:28

    Poor Stan! He’s still handsome, even with the spots.

  2. #2 by Handmade in Israel on November 10, 2011 - 22:38

    Oh shame! He’s still gorgeous!

  3. #3 by Maureen Aris on November 11, 2011 - 13:22

    well did you ever – what a picture. Poor Stan

  4. #4 by houdini on November 12, 2011 - 12:11

    I agree – he still looks handsome!

    Takes me back to my acne days – a terrible teenage time – although I don’t think mine were caused by a reaction to euphorbia…but who knows!

    Al x

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