Monthly Archives: December 2011

Hot Spots On Dogs

Hot spots on dogs are severe skin infections that spread fast. An allergic reation causes your dog to scratch and mutilate itself. The traumatised skin weeps and the hair sticks to the wound. Bacteria on the skin have an ideal … Continue reading

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Dog scratching but no fleas ?

If your dog is itching and scratching but there are no fleas, you need to consider the possibility of allergies. There are some other parasites such as scabies and Demodex mites, mosquitos and midges that need to be considered. Worms … Continue reading

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Dry Skin In Dogs

Dry skin in dogs may be a sign of canine atopic dermatitis (atopy). If your dog is less than two years of age and you notice skin flaking in the coat, this could be a sign that your dog will … Continue reading

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Remedies For Dogs With Itchy Skin

Dog itching remedies that actually work are are hard to find. Friends of ours had a dog with canine skin problems. They were too embarrassed to bring their itchy dog to us for fear we thought they were negelecting their … Continue reading

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Itchy Skin in a dog

There are many things that can cause itchy skin in a dog. If your dog is itchy, you need to consider the following causes. Parasites such as fleas, scabies (Sarcoptic mange) and Demodex (red mange). Even mosquitos and midges are … Continue reading

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