The dog or cat has an overproduction of skin oil which results in oily skin or hair. Oily skin or hair in pets can be indicative of many different medical and hygiene-related problems. However, perhaps the most common issues that can cause dogs and cats to develop oily skin or hair include skin allergies (contact dermatitis), flea allergies, food allergies and eczema. Bathing too little or too much and various shampoos may cause oily skin or hair in dogs and cats as well.
Oily Skin or Hair Affects