It is actually very common for a dog with normally itchy skin to have some hair loss in areas where they've been obsessively scratching, licking, pulling or biting.
Sharing is one of the things that your dog trains you to perfect every day. Over time, you perfect the art of sharing after years practicing to share love, hugs, cuddles, and long walks.
Ever found your dog bent over, itching, biting, and licking a red area with crust on their skin? That is likely an indication that your dog is suffering from a staph infection.
Put simply, Pyoderma is a bacterial infection that occurs on the skin of adult dogs and puppies. When it occurs in the latter (puppies), it is typically referred to as “Impetigo”.
We all understand the discomfort of an itch. Luckily, you have soft manicured hands and opposable thumbs to scratch that itch without damaging your skin. Your furry friend doesn't have that luxury, or the control, to ignore the itch.
The causes of bone diseases in dogs include poor nutrition, infections, tumors, and trauma. An in-depth understanding of the signs of bone disease can help you detect and treat any disorders early enough to protect your pal’s health, mobility, and happiness.