Distemper in Dogs

Distemper is a viral disease in dogs that is characterized by fever, neurological signs, respiratory signs as well as crusting paw pads and vomiting. While these symptoms often occur in phases, sometimes not all the symptoms are seen so to the owner, the published phases don’t always fit what is expected and owners think their […]

Sunscreen for Pets

Sunscreen, or sunblock, can be used on cats and dogs. Pets with light skin and a short or thin hair coat are particularly prone to sunburn, skin cancer, and other solar-induced skin diseases (solar dermatitis, actinic keratosis, actinic dermatitis). If your dog’s coat is shaved during the summer for cooling, sunscreen may also be helpful. […]

Breed-Related Dermatoses in Dogs and Cats

The VIN Dermatology Consultants Date Published: 03/04/2008 Date Reviewed/Revised: 04/26/2018 CATS Abyssinian Psychogenic alopecia and dermatitis Follicular dysplasia (hair shaft disorder of Abyssinians) Devon Rex Familial hypotrichosis Himalayan Dermatophytosis Granulomatous dermatophytosis Ehlers-Danlos syndrome Persian Dermatophytosis Granulomatous dermatophytosis Dirty face syndrome Seborrhea (greasy cat syndrome) Siamese Pinnal alopecia Psychogenic alopecia Histiocytic mast cell tumor  Vitiligo DOGS Afghan […]