Skin Care & Grooming

  1. what causes hot spots on dogs
    April 01, 2022

    Help! My Dog Has a Hot Spot

    A hot spot may start out as a small, red bump that can be mistaken for an insect bite but it will spread quickly as bacteria entering the wound makes it even itchier. If left untreated, the bacterial infection will spread deeper into the skin and the lesion can become thick and take on a plaque-like appearance.

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  2. 5 Common Causes of Itching in Pets
    October 18, 2021

    5 Common Causes of Itching in Pets

    Flea Allergy Dermatitis (FAD) is the most common skin disease seen in pets.  An allergic reaction to flea saliva causes cats and dogs to itch, scratch and lick bites incessantly; creating a ceaseless cycle which is very painful. 

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  3. Dog Itching
    July 30, 2021

    How Your Pets Diet Can Affect Their Skin

    You've tried every shampoo, conditioner and cream under the sun, but then your vet asks, "what are you feeding them?". You might be thinking, "how could what I feed my pet have anything to do with a skin condition?", but food allergies in pets that cause skin irritation are not that uncommon.

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