Dog Skin Diseases
Healthy skin is an indicator of overall health in your dog and is important to maintain and monitor. Classic dog skin issues such as flea infestation can simply be annoying, while others such as ringworm can lead to serious health problems that go well beyond the surface.
Types of Dog Skin Diseases
Numerous issues related to the skin can affect your dog’s quality of life and health. Among the most common are:
- Parasitic infections
- Flea infestations
- Ticks and Lice
- Bacterial infections
- Fungal infections
- Thyroid problems
Identifying Dog Skin Diseases
If your pet exhibits serious dog skin issues, please work with your pet medical care provider. A veterinarian should be consulted if there have been any sudden changes in the skin that have not responded to simple treatment such as bathing, or other simple remedies. Certain skin diseases are more common in certain regions of the body:
- Ear Canal – Allergic reactions to food, parasites, tumors, hormone imbalances or environmental substances such as pollen.
- External Ear – Allergic reactions to food, environmental substances or insects such as mites.
- Head and Face – Allergic reactions to food, environmental substances or insects. Also infections.
- Paws – Allergic reactions food, inhalant, environmental substances or insects.
- Claws – Bacterial or fungal infections. Injuries. Immune system problems.
- Tail Base – Fleas
Treatment of Dog Skin Diseases
Whether your dog's particular skin issue requires treatment with antibiotics, shampoos, or flea treatments, National Pet Pharmacy offers an array of products including DVM Pharmaceuticals Sebalyt Shampoo for Dogs & Cats, Cephalexin , and Capstar. National Pet Pharmacy also specializes in preventative treatments such as Frontline Plus and K9 Advantix. In addition, National Pet Pharmacy offers variety of nutritional supplements that will help keep both your dog’s skin and coat healthy, among them Welactin and Avoderm Natural Booster Skin and Coat Supplement.
About National Pet Pharmacy
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