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Acanthosis Nigrans

Acanthosis nigrans literally means "thick black skin". Primary acanthosis nigrans is seen principally in Dachshunds. The age of onset is less tha...

Actinomycosis and Nocardiosis

These bacterial skin infections generally occur in hunting dogs. Both actinomycosis and nocardiosis can produce a systemic infection that involves the lymp...

Allergic Contact Dermatitis

Irritant contact dermatitis is caused by the direct effect of a chemical or irritant on the skin. It occurs in areas where the skin is not well protected b...

Basal Cell Tumors

This is a common tumor usually found on the head and neck of dogs over 7 years of age....

Bee and Wasp Stings

Fur protects most of their bodies, but pets can be bitten or stung on their sparsely furred stomachs or flanks when they blunder into a hive or even a fire...

Black Hair Follicle Dysplasia

This syndrome shows up very early in a dog's life and may manifest as complete lack of hair in areas with black coloration. It can occur in dogs of any ...

Blue Doberman Syndrome

This disease is seen most often in fawn and blue-coated Doberman Pinschers, and occasionally in blue Great Danes, blue Newfoundlands, Chow Chows, Whippets,...

Bullous Pemphigoid

This is an uncommon autoimmune skin disease in which blisters, bullae (a blister more than 5 mm (about 3/16 inch) in diameter with thin walls that is full ...

Burns From Chemicals

Chemical burns tend to be more serious than simple heat burns because chemicals continue damaging the skin and flesh for as long as they make contact. No m...

Burns From Friction

Bicyclists refer to friction burns as road rash, and they a very painful injury. Pets usually get friction burns when they have fallen out of cars or truck...