Skin conditions can be difficult for dog owners and can affect your dog’s quality of life. Parasites, nutrition, allergies and infections can be some of the causes of skin conditions. It is crucial that you see a veterinarian as soon as possible if your pet is itching, has flaky skin, or any redness or discomfort.
What are the causes, symptoms and diagnosis of bacterial skin infections?
Skin that is flaking has crusts, ulcers, or hair loss are some symptoms. Biting at skin, itching and licking are also signs to watch for. Your veterinarian will determine which tests to do to determine what skin problems your dog has.
What are the causes, symptoms and treatment of ringworms?
Dogs can catch ringworm by direct contact with animals or people who have it themselves. Ringworm fungus can be spread through contaminated objects like beds, brushes, cages, and clippers. Symptoms of ringworm can be hair loss, broken hairs, dandruff, redness and crusting of the skin. Your veterinarian will discuss the treatment and diagnosis of ringworm with you.
What are the causes and treatment of allergic skin diseases?
Allergic skin can be caused by many things, here are a few examples: trees, grass, mold, foods, fleas, and many other things. Treatment depends on your dog and what is causing the allergies. Our veterinarians will discuss with you the treatment and diagnosis of our dog’s allergies.