Dog Skin Care Back
It is imperative to keep an eye on your dog’s skin as it is the largest organ of the body. Troubled skin is often an indicator of other underlying issues. Skin care should be an essential part of your dog’s healthcare which includes regular grooming and a healthy balanced diet. At Bickford Vet, we give your dog annual examinations that include a full assessment of your dog’s skin and coat condition.
Some conditions that can cause skin issues:
- Allergies from food and environment
- Immune disease
- Endocrine disease
- Fungal disease or parasites
- Fleas and ticks
- Metabolic diseases like thyroid
If you notice any of the following, it is advisable that you bring in your pet for a checkup at the earliest:
We also carry several brands of hypoallergenic dog food for dogs with food allergies.
- Itchy skin
- Painful areas