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Causes of Solid-Appearing Lumps & Bumps on the Skin of Dogs
Dogs and cats can develop small bumps (papules) or larger lumps (nodules) on their skin. The term 'tumor' means an abnormal growth or swelling, and is often used to designate cancer. Often, the word 'lump' also brings the word 'cancer' to mind. There are, however, many other causes of lumps and...
 
How to Remove a Tick from dogs
To remove an attached tick, use a pair of fine-tipped tweezers or special tick removal instruments. These special devices allow one to remove the tick without squeezing the tick body. This is important as you do not want to crush the tick and force harmful bacteria to leave the tick and enter your...
 
How to Prevent Skin Problems on Your Dog
Your dog's skin has many functions. It is one of the means of protecting his body. It protects him against infections, parasites, and the elements, while maintaining his body's internal environment. Healthy, normal skin, then, is critical to your dog's well-being.
 
Tips to Cut Dog Nails Safely
Active dogs who love running around the sidewalks and walking on pavements manage to keep their nails short, but for the house dog or the inactive dog the owner will most likely need to have their dog's nails clipped. To cut dog nails is simple, but it must be done safely. Nail trimming...
 
Symptoms of Excessive Dog Grooming
Excessive dog grooming can result in symptoms of irritation on your dog. There are some underlying issues that can cause your dog to excessively groom himself. 6 symptoms of Excessive Dog Grooming Include Dry/ Itchy skin Obsessive licking, scratching, sucking or...
 
Tips For a Healthy Dog Coat
A shiny, healthy canine coat is more than a matter of cosmetics. Keeping coat and skin healthy through regular, careful maintenance is important to ensuring your dog's overall well-being. A dog that looks good often feels good, too. Tips to Maintain a Healthy Coat Under...
 
How to Manage Dog Shedding
Dog shedding is a natural process in canines; however it causes problems for owners: allergies and cleanliness issues. All dogs shed, even if some breeds tend to shed more than others. Dog shedding can be controlled by following a few easy tips. 1. Brushing Brushing your...
 
Types of Dogs Dermatitis
Canine dermatitis is a general term for common canine skin infections. This condition is quite common and plagues dogs of all breeds and ages. Here are six common types of dog dermatitis: Canine Atopi Canine atopic dermatitis is also known as allergic dermatitis or...
 
Skin Disorders in Dogs
Dog skin disorders are a common ailment in canines and vary in severity. These problems can be classified into 6 general categories based on the cause of the condition. Treatments for these problems range from change in diet to treating with medication. Parasitic...
 
Common Tips for Grooming a Short Hair Dog
All dogs require frequent grooming, regardless of their coat thickness or length. Typically, a short hair dog requires less grooming than a long haired dog. Grooming helps keep the dog's coat and skin healthy and to reduce dandruff and frequent shedding. In addition, grooming will keep...
 
Some Solutions for Shedding Dogs
Shedding dogs are a problem, as they fill the house with hair and may give you additional work. All dogs shed, even if some breeds shed less than others. Applying certain grooming techniques can reduce the amount of loose hair and keep your pet cleaner and healthier. 1....
 
Skin fold pyoderma a bacterial infection (intertrigo) in dogs
Skin fold pyoderma is very common in dogs. Pyotraumatic dermatitis involves acute inflammation and exudation of skin that has been damaged by rubbing , scratching, or licking. Folds in the skin create a moist environment that favors the growth of bacteria. Infection of the skin folds is relativel
 
Hot Spot in Dogs (Pyotraumatic Dermatitis, Moist Dermatitis) Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatments
Description and Causes: Payotraumatic Dermatitis in Dogs involves acute inflammation and exudation of skin that has been damaged by rubbing , scratching and licking. Payotraumatic Dermatitis is very common in hot and humid weather especially in dogs with thick and long...
 
How to wash your dog ?
Having a regular bath time is important from puppy-age up. Your dog may resist at first, but soon he/she will enjoy it. Here is full guide prepared in 5 easy steps on how to wash your dog at home
 
Hives in dogs , Diagnosis , Treatment and Control
Hives are an allergic reaction characterized by the sudden appearance of raised, circular, itchy wheals on the skin of the face and elsewhere.The hair sticks out in little patches. Frequently, the eyelids will also swell. Hives gen
 
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