Tag: Skin Disorders


Dog Licking Paws Obsessively: Causes and Treatment

Some dogs will sustain an injury on a paw and then continue to lick that or a nearby area, usually on the front part of the carpus (wrist), over and over again until a large, hairless, inflamed area develops.

Itchy Dog: Causes and Treatment

Do you have a dog who’s constantly scratching? The itchy dog is one of the most difficult problems to assess in veterinary medicine. It is often hard to find the underlying cause and even when found, it often involves lifelong therapy for the dog.