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10 Common Skin Issues In Dogs, and When To Worry
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10 Common Skin Issues In Dogs, and When To Worry

When dogs itch and scratch throughout the day, pet parents tend not to think much of it. With so many skin issues that could be plaguing your dog, how are you supposed to know when you should begin to worry. Learn what these signs and symptoms are here. Read

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10 Common Skin Issues In Dogs, and When To Worry By Katie Morton

When dogs itch and scratch throughout the day, pet parents tend not to think much of it. With so many skin issues that could be plaguing your dog, how are you supposed to know when you should begin to worry. Learn what these signs and symptoms are here.

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10 Types of Tumors in Dogs You Can See on the Skin By Madeleine Burry

Tumors can crop up in dogs of every breed and age. Many of these skin tumors end up being benign and nonthreatening. Here is a quick list of the most common types of skin tumors in dogs.

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5 Facts on Pruritus in Cats and Dogs By Maureen Ryan

Chewing, itching, and scratching are all apart of being a dog or cat. However, if you catch your pet doing these things in excess, it could be pruritus, and there might be an underlying medical condition that you should treat immediately.

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5 Things to Know about Dog and Cat Hot Spots By Meredith Hudson

Check out these top 5 facts on hot spots in order to prevent your pet from suffering from this extremely painful skin infection.

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5 Things to Know about Flea Allergy Dermatitis By Gina Carey

Flea bites cause different reactions in different dogs. If your dog is showing a bit more discomfort than usual after a flea bite, they may be suffering from flea allergy dermatitis.

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5 Things You Need to Know About Pyoderma By Maureen Ryan

Pyoderma is an extremely painful condition that occurs in both cats and dogs. Learn what you need to know to help your pet here.

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5 Things You Should Know About Alopecia By Gina Carey

Alopecia can be caused by a number of preexisting conditions. Learn what you need to know about hair loss in your dog.

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7 Common Causes of Dry Dog Skin By Meredith Alling

Maybe one of the reasons dogs are considered man's best friend is that they seem to fall victim to many of the same ailments as pet parents. Dry skin is very common in dogs for many different reasons. Learn here what could be making your dog twitch and itch.

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7 Common Causes Of Lick Granuloma In Dogs And Cats By Maureen Ryan

Itโ€™s natural for pets to chew and lick themselves, but when it becomes compulsive and constant, your pet can develop serious problems, such as lick granuloma. Learn how to tell if your pet's licking is getting out of hand here.

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Alopecia: When Dogs Lose Hair By Gina Carey

Alopecia is any underlying condition that causes hair loss in your dogโ€™s coat. Learn more about alopecia, its causes, and how to treat it here.

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Australian Cattle Dogโ€™s Thin Patch of Hair By Team PetCareRx

The rough and tumble Australian Cattle Dog may not overtly show signs that they aren't feeling well. Learn what their coat may be telling you.

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Cause of Flea Allergy Dermatitis By Gina Carey

Flea saliva is the true culprit of flea allergy dermatitis. While all dogs will have a reaction to flea bites, allergic dogs react to flea saliva, too. Learn more to protect your dog here.

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Causes of Hot Spots on Dogs and Cats By Meredith Hudson

Hot spots are usually from an underlying skin condition that has gone undetected. This causes your pet to scratch, lick and bite their skin. Check out some main causes of hot spots here.

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Causes of Pyoderma in Dogs and Cats By Maureen Ryan

Pyoderma often has an underlying cause like allergies, hypothyroidism, or Cushing's disease, among other possibilities. Learn more about the causes of pyoderma.

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Common Dog Skin Issues By Team PetCareRx

Dog skin diseases can have many causes and since treatment depends on the cause, identifying the issue is important.

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Contact Dermatitis In Dogs And Cats By Meredith Alling

The items that we keep around the house and the plants that grow naturally in our yards are not always safe for our pets. Contact dermatitis is one problem that can occur if your pet makes physical contact with an irritating substance.

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Dandruff and Flaky Skin in Dogs and Cats By Gina Carey

Flaky skin and dandruff in cats and dogs can cause discomfort and can be a sign of a larger problem. Find out what to watch for and how to help.

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Demodectic Mange Treatment For Dogs And Cats By Meredith Alling

Demodectic mange is a skin disease caused by microscopic parasites that is usually passed through child birth. This type of mange can result in hair loss and be extremely painful. Luckily there are treatment options available. Learn what they are here.

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Diets to Help Cat and Dog Dermatitis By Mary Kearl

Dermatitis is a chronic disease that results in skin inflammation that can show up in dogs as well as cats. Food allergies is most often found to be the reason behind your dog or cat's itchy and irritated skin.

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DIY Dog Dry Skin Treatment (and Handy Medications) By Sam Bourne

Dry skin is a problem, and not one that only affects people. Dogs suffer from this affliction as well, and because of that, it pays to understand the ins and outs of dog dry skin treatment. Learn some cheap and easy DIY treatments here, as well as when to take your dog to the vet.

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Dog And Cat Acne By Meredith Alling

Not every pet is blessed with a clear complexion. In dogs, acne often shows up in the teenage years (sound familiar?), while in cats, it can strike at any age. Find out what causes breakouts in pets and what treatments are available.

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Dog and Cat Dermatitis: Itchy Skin in Pets By Team PetCareRx

Skin allergies are common problems among dogs and cats, manifesting themselves in the form of skin problems. Help protect your pet and learn more.

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Dog Skin Cancer - When Is a Tumor Malignant? By Sora Wondra

Is it cancer? Is it benign? Finding a lump under your dog's skin can make pet parents very anxious, and rightfully so. Here are some important things you should know about dog skin cancer and the steps to take in getting a proper diagnosis.

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Dog Skin Tags : Causes and Treatment By Godot Media

Skin tags often set off panic in dog owners. What exactly are these growths and how can you remove them? Read on to understand the best way to address skin tags in dogs.

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