dog skin

Mange In Dogs: Types, Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments

(Picture Credit: Getty Images) Mange is a skin disease in dogs that can be caused by several different species of mites. “You mangy cur!” is a time-honored insult, but if you could experience itchy scratch-til-you-go-bonkers mange the way dogs do, you wouldn’t wish it on anyone. Highly contagious mites burrow into the skin, causing rashes, …

Hairless Rescue Dog’s Transformation Will Make You Do A Double-Take

When a stray Chihuahua arrived at Maricopa County Animal Care & Control in Arizona back in October, she was in terrible condition, suffering from demodex mange. She resembled an ancient mummy far more than she did a dog. Her bone-thin body was covered in scabs. Due to her condition and her foggy eyes, this dog was …

How To Perform A Monthly Canine Cancer Check

Unusual lumps and bumps can appear on your dog’s skin and grow without you noticing. Therefore, in order to keep your dog as healthy as possible, you should check them at least once a month. Oregon State University and Chase Away K9 Cancer provide lots of beneficial information on how to properly check your dog …