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Does my dog have a skin infection?
Common Conditions
Does my dog have a skin infection?
Skin infections can have a wide range of causes. From cuts and scrapes to illness. The veterinary term for this is pyoderma, and in this article we'll look at some of the most common causes and treatments. But first, le…
August 1, 2020 • 38 shares
What's an ulcer? And does my pet have one?
Common Conditions
What's an ulcer? And does my pet have one?
Why do animals get ulcers? A Very General Veterinary Guide 'Ulcer' is an ugly sort of word in my opinion. This is appropriate, because ulcers are painful and unpleasant. But what - exactly - is an ulcer, where are they f…
July 30, 2020 • 44 shares
Does my dog have a
Common Conditions
Does my dog have a "Hot Spot"?
Common Conditions: Hot Spots Have you suddenly noticed your pet scratching or licking more than usual? Can you see a red, wet patch of skin? Your pet may be experiencing a common skin complaint known as a hot spot. In th…
July 22, 2020 • 206 shares
Top Five Causes of Itching in Cats
Cats
Top Five Causes of Itching in Cats
Cats are known to be fastidious creatures, and regular grooming alongside the odd scratch is perfectly usual for our feline companions. However, excessive scratching and itchy skin is not, and can be very uncomfortable f…
June 4, 2020 • 71 shares • 10 comments
Why is my dog scratching? He hasn't got fleas!
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Why is my dog scratching? He hasn't got fleas!
Dogs do occasionally scratch, but if it’s frequent, incessant or distressing then something is amiss. Some dogs will lick or nibble rather than scratch. Many do this in private so watch out for red, sore skin, bald patch…
August 19, 2019 • 489 shares • 10 comments
The Itchy and Scratchy Show - pet style!
Dogs
The Itchy and Scratchy Show - pet style!
It always makes me laugh when I catch myself internally chastising itchy animals which are hurting themselves by constantly scratching .“Why doesn’t it just stop scratching?!” I ask myself. Then I think of my recent situ…
July 6, 2016 • 12 shares • 3 comments
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