Redness of the skin or gums in pets is a common condition that can be indicative of a vast array of health issues. The dog or cat has a discoloration of a mass. The redness is caused by blood. For example, when dogs or cats develop redness of the skin, it may be caused by various skin infections, contact dermatitis, flea allergies, mange or food allergies. Redness of the gums in cats and dogs may indicate such things as gingivitis, periodontitis, toxicity or heat stroke.
When adding a dog or cat to your family you want to make sure your pet is happy, healthy and protected. During its lifetime your pet is exposed to many illnesses and diseases and some breeds are affected by a congenital disease which is a condition existing at birth. At these moments when your pet is ill or maybe needs surgery, you want to be protected for the unexpected and high veterinarian costs.