Dog Skin

Mange In Dogs: Types, Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments

Mange is a skin disease in dogs that can be caused by several different species of mites that burrow into the skin and cause severe itchiness and other problems. Mange can even cause lesions, scales, and problems with the immune system. Here’s what you should know.

by DogTime
April 9th

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?

by DogTime
May 26th, 2015

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.In […]

by DogTime
April 7th, 2015

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 […]

by DogTime
July 24th, 2009
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