Category Archives: Breed-specific Information

Itchy Chihuahua

The chihuahua does get a lot of canine skin problems. The  chihuahua does get atopic dermatitis commonly. This manifests as an itchy red rash on the abdomen (tummy) the groin, the axilla (arm pit) and the feet. The inside of … Continue reading

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Itchy German Shepherd

If your itchy German Shepherd is having skin problems and ear problems less than six months of age, you must consider a food allergy a possibility. A food trial is required. Continue reading

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The Itchy Bulldog

The bulldog suffers terribly with skin disease. Severe infection often develops between the toes and the skin folds. This is due  to  skin disease that is caused from canine atopic dermatitis and from adverse food reactions due to food allergy. … Continue reading

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Itchy Bull terrier

The itchy bull terrier suffers from many canine skin problems. Demodex mange is common in young bull terriers. If your bull terrier has bald spots, Demodex mites may be the cause. If your bull terrier is less than 6 months … Continue reading

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Itchy shar pei

The itchy shar pei may well have canine atopic dermatitis. Atopy is very common in the breed. Food allergy needs to be ruled out  with an elimination food trial. It may be worth having a skin biopsy of your dogs … Continue reading

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Itchy West Highland White Terrier

The owners of itchy West Highland White Terriers with atopic dermatitis or other skin allergies are sometimes desperate to find help. These dogs are expensive to treat. Traditional veterinary therapy has involved corticosteroids and antibiotics. Side effects to the long … Continue reading

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Itchy Jack Russell Terrier

Atopy is extremely common in the itchy Jack Russell Terrier. This skin condition causes the skin to become dry, inflamed, red and itchy. The skin becomes incredibly itchy and causes constant scratching and constant itching. Your Jack Russell Terrier will … Continue reading

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The Itchy Pug

The itchy pug frequently suffers from dog allergies. Canine skin problems are common in the pug and pug crosses. Atopic dermatitis is a common problem in pugs. Food allergies are also common and must be ruled out with an elimination … Continue reading

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The itchy Maltese Terrier

The itchy Maltese Terrier is a common phenomenon amongst Maltese terrier owners and breeders. The itchy Maltese Terrier is commonly suffering from atopic dermatitis. The red itchy rash will appear on the abdomen, groin, axilla(arm pit) pinna (ear) and often … Continue reading

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Itchy Chow Chow

Every itchy Chow Chow needs an elimination food trial. The good news is, that once a diagnosis is made, treating for food allergy is relativelys straightforward. The bad news is… getting that CORRECT diagnosis can be tricky, and time-consuming! It … Continue reading

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