I am reaching out for suggestions to help my 12 year old female dachshund who has been immobile for over three years. Unfortunately she was over fed which led to extreme hip and knee joint problems. She eventually got to where she couldn't stand up at all and that caused deformities in her feet. She is on daily pain meds with anti-inflammatory meds. We assist her to use the bathroom and keep her clean. She spends most of her time on a raised mesh bed to promote air circulation. The problem is no matter what we do she sweats in the folds of her legs then bacteria breeds causing more problems. We have medicated shampoo, creams, wipes, spray and powder. What I would like to know is how can I keep her dry so we don't have to use all that stuff???