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    Dog Skin Problems Directory

    Skin problems in a dog can cause pain, rashes, lesions, drainage, shot spots, scabs, swelling, and more. Your dog may respond by licking, scratching, or bothering the skin area that is affected. Common causes of skin problems include fleas, worms, allergies, infections, parasites, stress, and other factors. Most skin problems can be successfully treated by your vet. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how dog skin problems are caused, what they look like, how to treat them, and much more.

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    Thumbnail: Dealing With Your Pet's Flea Allergy

    If your dog or cat has itchy spots or red bumps, he may be allergic to fleas. Here's how to diagnose and treat your pet's flea allergy.

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