Category: skin disease

‘Walking Dandruff’ (Cheyletiellosis)

Cheyletiella infection is a form of mange that is also known as rabbit mites and walking dandruff. This is an itchy skin condition caused by small …

Skin Fold Pyoderma

Pyoderma means bacterial infection within the skin. Usually this occurs within the top layers of the skin (superficial pyoderma), and …

Hot Spots (Wet Eczema, Pyotraumatic Dermatitis)

Sometimes dogs develop a sore spot on the skin which oozes and irritates. Often this develops over the space of just a few hours. The critical …

Atopy

Living with an itchy dog is no fun – but being an itchy dog must be worse! Atopy affects around 1 in 10 dogs to some degree. In dogs the …

Anal Furunculosis (Perianal Fistulas)

Anal furunculosis (also called perianal fistulas) is a distressing condition commonly affecting German Shepherd dogs and occasionally other breeds. …

Acral lick granuloma

Lick granulomas are moist, fleshy pink sores usually on a dog’s legs. They are caused by excessive licking at the site and are frequently …

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