Dog Skin and Fur


Melanoma is a tumor that can develop in the skin, toenail bed, lips, eye, intestine and other unusual places. These tumors originate from the pigment-producing cells

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Dermatophytosis (Ringworm)

Dermatophytosis (ringworm) is a fungal infection of the hair, superficial skin and occasionally nails. Three species of ringworm cause the majority of infections: Microsporum canis,

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Demodex (Demodicosis)

Generalized demodicosis is a non-contagious disease of dogs and a potentially contagious disease in cats that is associated with an uncontrolled increase in the number

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Endocrine Disorders & Skin Disease

Healthy skin and a normal hair coat are a result of many factors, both internal and external. The body contains several glands, which secrete hormones

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Allergies (Atopic Dermatitis)

Atopic dermatitis is a pruritic (itchy) skin disease of dogs and cats. In atopic dermatitis, an allergic reaction occurs when an animal inhales airborne substances

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Cushing’s Disease – Hyperadrenocorticism

Hyperadrenocorticism (Cushing’s disease) refers to a clinical condition, which results from having excess cortisone concentration in the body. A minority of dogs with this disease

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