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.
Compulsive Licking, Biting, and Scratching in Dogs
WebMD offers information to help you better understand why your dog might be compulsively biting, scratching, or licking parts of its body, and offers suggestions on how to address this behavior.
Conjunctivitis in Dogs
WebMD explains conjunctivitis (red eye) in dogs, including the various forms, symptoms, and treatment options
Dog Bathing and Grooming
WebMD discusses the best way to groom your dog, including tips on how to make it more enjoyable for you and your dog.
Dog Ear Mites – Symptoms, Causes, Complications, Treatment and Prevention of Ear Mites in Dogs
WebMD discussed ear mites in dogs including symptoms, causes and treatments.
Dog Ticks and Fleas Q&A: Control, Removal, Treatment, and More
WebMD veterinary experts answer commonly asked questions about fleas and ticks on your dog.
Natural Ways to Control Fleas and Ticks on Pets
WebMD discusses natural options for controlling fleas and ticks on pets.
Should You Shave Your Dog or Cat for Summer?
WebMD talks about how to shave your pets for summer, provides tips, explains what supplies are needed, and more.
When Your Dog or Cat Has a Flea Allergy
Fleabites are worse for some animals. Here’s how to help your dog or cat ease the itch.