skin problems

What is mange in dogs?
Dogs
What is mange in dogs?
Put simply, the veterinary definition of mange is ‘a skin disease caused by mites’. Mites are miniscule organisms closely related to ticks and spiders. For many, the term mange will automatically evoke images of animals…
May 23, 2021 • 40 shares
Can supplements help treat atopic dermatitis in dogs?
Common Conditions
Can supplements help treat atopic dermatitis in dogs?
Atopic dermatitis, otherwise known as allergic skin disease, is a chronic inflammatory dermatological disorder that causes itchiness in dogs. It is a complex disease that is influenced by genetic and environmental factor…
May 20, 2021 • 4 shares
How do I know if my puppy has fleas?
parasites
How do I know if my puppy has fleas?
Fleas are wingless parasites that can make any pet distressed. They are small, fast, they are exceptional jumpers, and always keen to make any animal itchy. Fleas are common (it is likely that any cat or dog will come ac…
April 19, 2021 • 190 shares
Why does my dog have dry, flaky skin?
Dogs
Why does my dog have dry, flaky skin?
Skin is the body’s largest organ, representing 12%–24% of body weight. It has multiple functions: providing a barrier and environmental protection, regulating temperature, producing pigment and vitamin D, and sensation.
November 5, 2018 • 49 shares
Dogs
Ask a vet online- 'My dog has dandruff . Could it be his diet ?'
Question from Andi Jane William: My dog has dandruff . Could it be his diet . What is best to feed him . He is a 7 year old border collie Answer by Shanika Winters: Hi, thanks for your question regarding your border coll…
June 1, 2015 • 2 shares • 1 comments
Dogs
Ask a vet online- ‘my Bichon friese keeps goin for his side and making bald patchers’
Question from Shell Cottam: My Bichon friese keeps goin for his side and making bald patchers, we are have in to keep his cone on to stop it, is there anything you can recommend to stop him doin this please Answer from S…
October 16, 2014 • 6 shares
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