Common Dog Skin Diseases and Proper Coat Care

Itchiness, redness, and skin irritation are hallmarks of environmental or food allergies often treated with medications and hypoallergenic diets prescribed by vets.  


Look for greasy, scaly dark patches and itching. Antifungal shampoos and medication clear up yeast overgrowth on dog skin.

Yeast Infections

Soothing medicated shampoos, antibiotics and preventing licking, scratching helps resolves red, oozing moist lesions. 

Hot Spots  

Treat premises and prevent reinfestation. Corticosteroids and antihistamines provide relief to itchy flea bite reactions.

Flea Allergy  

Contagious parasitic mites prompt hair loss and crusty skin. Treat with medicated dips, oral medication.


Light colored snouts and bellies easily burn. Apply dog-safe sunscreen to prevent cancer.

Sunburn Risk  

High quality foods rich in Omega fatty acids and nutrients like zinc and vitamin E promote skin and coat health.  

 Healthy Skin & Coat

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