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7 Common Skin Problems in Dogs and How to Treat Them

1 month ago   |   By iHeart Dogs

By Sarah Wooten, DVM
It's easy to tell when something is not right with your dog's skin. Healthy skin is well-hydrated and supports a full, lustrous hair coat. When a dog's skin gets red, flaky, itchy, bumpy, or changes color, or when a dog's fur falls out or becomes dry and brittle, then something is amiss.
Let's take a closer look at seven common dog skin problems-and how to help fix them.
7 Common Dog Skin Problems
Itching
Itchy skin is one of the most common reasons dogs are seen by a veterinarian. There are a number of contagious and non-contagious reasons that dogs itch and scratch...
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