Skin Problems

The skin of a dog or cat suffers with a rash, itchy skin, a fungus or infection, bumps, and skin tag problems. It is quite common for pets to suffer from skin problems, and there is a vast array of such conditions. Some of the most common skin problems that can affect cats and dogs include allergic dermatitis, yeast infections, folliculitis, impetigo and seborrhea. However, other skin problems common to dogs and cats are ringworm, alopecia, mange, flea bite allergy, lick granulomas and hot spots.

Skin Problems

How to Recognize

Signs of skin problems include rashes, itchy skin, skin discoloration, hair loss, hot spots, bumps, and lumps.

Causes

Common skin problems in pets include allergic dermatitis, yeast infections, folliculitis, impetigo, seborrhea, ringworms, alopecia, mange, flea bite allergy, lick granulomas, and hot spots.

Diagnosis

Your veterinarian will perform a physical exam on your dog or cat.

Treatments

Treatment varies depending on the type of skin problem your pet suffers from.

Skin Problems Affects

  • Dogs
  • Cats

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