Tag: Dog Skin

5 Common Causes of Yeast Infection in Dogs

Give a thought to how much you know about causes of yeast infection in dogs, especially when your pet suffers from it every now and then. All dogs carry a healthy population of yeast on their bodies. When something goes wrong with your dog’s immune system, yeast can …

How to Manage Fleas And Ticks on Your Dog

There are many products on the market that you can use to keep your dog free of fleas and ticks: shampoos, collars, dust, sprays and spot-on products. Spot-on flea and tick products are liquid pesticides applied to a “spot” on the pet’s skin, usually around the back of …

What Is Dog Acne? How To Prevent And Treat Canine Acne!

Dog Acne is more commonly called Impetigo. Puppies: Acne can occur in puppies of any age or size. It typically presents as a thin brown line of pustules or crusting on the belly and groin, usually in the hairless areas.  Other common vulnerable areas to puppy acne include the …

Bacterial Skin Infections In Dogs

What Are Canine Bacterial Infections Bacterial infections in dogs, also known as Pyoderma, can come in a variety of shapes and forms and are very common in dogs of all breeds and sizes. Bacterial infections in dogs can occur as a result of cuts or scrapes that become infected …

Canine Dermatitis

What is Canine Dermatitis?   Canine Dermatitis is a common issue involving the skin that many dog owners will come across. Dermatitis can appear differently, so knowing what to look for holds the key to solving the problem. Dermatitis, meaning “inflammation of the skin,” means there is some …

Itching and Allergies in Dogs

What are Canine Allergies?   Itching and allergies in dogs can be caused by a myriad of reasons, including insect bites and stings, contact allergens, or even food allergies. Determining the cause of the allergy is the first step toward successful treatment. Allergies are either acute or delayed. …

External Parasites In Dogs: Mites, Mange and Maggots

What Are External Parasites In Dogs: Mites, Mange, and Maggots Mites, Mange, and Maggots are all skin-related external parasites in dogs that can cause a series of problems for both dogs and their owners. If you learn to recognize the signs of these parasites and their treatment, you …

Food Allergies And Intolerance In Dogs

Food allergies have been on the rise in dogs, with the proliferation of food products, treats, and supplements on the market. If you can identify signs of a food allergy and intolerance in dog, you can help your furry friend live a happy, healthy life! What Are Food Allergies …

Essential Oil Remedy For Mites And Mange. Is Your Dog Itchy?

Mites are parasites that can cause mange. If your dog is itchy, you may want to try the essential oil remedy for mites and mange. Wikipedia gives the following definition of mange: Mange is a class of skin diseases caused by parasitic mites. Parasitic mites that cause mange …

Treating Dog Abscesses! What To Do When Your Dog Has An Abscess!

Treating dog abscesses is something every dog owner needs to know about. They are a lot like kids; dogs are fun, adventurous and curious. They play hard and accidents do happen. That’s life! Minor skin wounds can quickly turn into abscesses if not treated properly.   What are …

Dog Itchy Skin – Causes And Treatments

Many dogs suffer from skin health issues, but this shouldn’t be a problem as there are many treatments for dog itchy skin. If you have not confronted this situation until now, you may feel happy about it. But in the meantime, get ready for anything because you don’t …

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