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Dog Health Symptom: Skin Inflammation

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Anaphylactic Shock

Anaphylactic shock is an immediate, serious allergic reaction. The most common drug allergen that causes anaphylactic shock is penicillin. The venom in the...

Cellulitis and Skin Abscess

Cellulitis is an infection involving the skin and subcutaneous tissue. A skin abscess is a localized pocket of pus beneath the epidermis. Pimples, pustules...

Fly Bites

Cats are almost never bothered by flies, but dogs (especially those with upright ears like German shepherds) often have bites on the inside tips of their e...

Food Allergy

Food allergy is the 3rd most common cause of allergic itching and scratching in dogs. It occurs in dogs of all ages. Unlike canine atopy, food allergy is n...

Hot Spots

These circular patches appear suddenly and enlarge quickly, often within a matter of hours. Hot spots can occur anywhere on the body and often in more t...

Hypothyroidism

This is a disease of thyroid deficiency. The thyroid gland sits on the throat below the larynx. Its function is to produce the hormones throxine (T4) and t...

Jellyfish Stings

The warm, salty waters of the East, West, Chesapeake bar, and Gulf coast United States are home to a variety of boneless sea creatures collectively referre...

Nail Bed Infections

Dogs and cats feet are often exposed to bacteria and fungi in dirt and grass. A split or torn nail opens up the nail bed to germs, and fungi like ringworm ...

Scorpion Stings

There are more than 1050 species of scorpions, and at least 30 are found in the southwestern United States. Although all scorpion stings hurt like crazy, m...

Skin Fold Pyoderma

When skin surfaces rub together, the skin becomes wet and inflamed. This creates an ideal condition for bacterial growth. An infection of the skin folds ca...