Dog Skin

  • Dog’s Hot Spots?

    Dog’s Hot Spots?

    I'm tired of running to the vet every time my dog develops a hot spot. Can't I just take care of it myself?

  • Dogs Get Hay Fever Too

    Dogs Get Hay Fever Too

    Many people dread the coming of spring. Though the new plant and flower growth can be quite lovely, they’re also loaded with pollen, a leading cause of distress to those people who suffer from hay fever–and dogs, who may be stricken with canine atopy, a predisposition to develop allergic symptoms after exposure to an allergen. […]

  • Mange

    Mange

    What causes it, how to make it go away

  • Fighting and Preventing Flea Infestation

    Fighting and Preventing Flea Infestation

    Stop fleas from harming your dog

  • Treating skin problems

    Treating skin problems

    Dogs have many problems that affect their skin, the largest organ of the body. The skin serves as a barrier to protect the body from infection, dehydration, caustic substances and ultraviolet light. The health and proper function of the skin is dependent on the health and proper function of the other organs in the dog’s […]

  • Chlorine bad for dogs?

    Chlorine bad for dogs?

    Question: My two dogs go swimming almost every day in our chlorinated pool. Is this ok? Answer: Chlorine, and other chemicals commonly used in pools, can irritate some dogs’ skin, eyes, and coats. After your dogs go swimming in the pool, it is best if you can rinse them off with fresh, clean water. Also, […]

  • Fighting and preventing flea infestations

    Fighting and preventing flea infestations

    Stop fleas from harming your dog

  • Dog Skin

    Dog Skin

    Keeping your dog's skin in tip-top shape

  • Treating internal parasites

    Treating internal parasites

    Checking your dog regularly for intestinal parasites is one of the less enticing aspects of dog ownership, but a very necessary one to be sure. It’s a dirty job, but it can be an important step in keeping your pet healthy and happy. What to look for There are a number of internal parasites that […]