Letting your dog play with other dogs in the park can be so fun for your dog. However, it comes with a certain downside – your dog could come back home with some fleas. Flea bites can sometimes be difficult to spot – but if your dog comes down with flea allergy dermatitis, it can become

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Is your dog feeling itchy or has crusty, flaky, or moist skin? If yes, you might have to visit a vet – soon. Dog skin conditions, such as bacterial skin infections and fungal skin infections, are the most common causes of treatment at pet clinics. Skin issues do not only cause discomfort for your furry friend

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Staphylococcus is a normal resident of the skin. It’s a common bacteria that may exist freely in the environment, as a parasite on the skin of the host – and in the upper respiratory tracts of animals. Bacteria may be easily passed from animal to animal and, in rare situations, from animal to human.  Any breed

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Getting a new puppy is rarely associated with them being sick. I mean, who wants to think about the worst-case scenarios when they first get their furry companion? However, over time, some health conditions might start to pop up – from mild ones to some that are rather severe. Caring for your pooch also includes knowing what

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So you’ve noticed that your dog has been a bit more jumpy and jittery today. It keeps scratching and licking itself more frequently – and it turns out it’s just a small scratch on its skin or a bug bite. Then, seemingly out of nowhere, that “small scratch” has swollen up and turned red in just

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It’s natural and healthy for your dog to shed a little hair now and then. With certain breeds, vacuuming will be a continual effort. However, if your dog is losing a lot more fur than usual, it might be a sign of a serious underlying health problem. Seeing their fur baby lose its fur can be

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