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Dog Health Symptom: Skin Itching

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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...

Damp Hay Itch

This disease is caused by the larvae of a threadlike worm found in decaying rice hulls, straw, marsh hay, and other grasses that are in contact with damp s...

Flea Allergy Dermatitis

Flea Allergy Dermatitis is the most common allergy in dogs. Flea allergy dermatitis is an allergic reaction of both the immediate and delayed type. Itching...

Fleas

The ordinary cat flea (Ctenocephalides felis) is the leading cause of itching and scratching in dogs and cats. The adult flea is a small dark brown ins...

Hives

Hives can cover just part of the body or the entire pet. Hives are more of an uncomfortable nuisance than an actual danger to your dog or cat. Hives ge...

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...

Scabies

Scabies, tiny spider-like mites, are highly contagious and are transmitted primarily by direct contact and through contaminated grooming equipment and kenn...

Walking Dandruff

Cheyletiella mange is a highly contagious skin disease that affects young puppies. These mites live on the surface of the skin and die within 10 days witho...