CARING FOR YOUR DOG’S LARGEST ORGAN
Skin disease is a common problem in dogs, and the condition of the skin will often tell you a great deal.
about your dog’s general health. Many times, it will have a direct effect on your dog’s hair coat as well.
If your dog begins to scratch all the time, or licks, paws, bites the skin, and rubs up against things to relieve discomfort, then you are faced with an “itchy skin disorder” and should try to find the cause. There is another group of skin disorders that have to do with appearance of the skin coat. These diseases do not cause as much discomfort, at least not at first.
See the table below to help you diagnose your dog’s skin issue & find possible treatment.