Why do dogs itch without fleas?

Answer Although fleas are the most common causes of itching in dogs, there are a number of medical conditions that can cause a dog's skin to itch. If your dog is scratching excessively, a visit to the vet... Read More »

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Why do dogs itch if they don't have fleas&ticks?

The second most common reason people take their dogs to the vet is pruritus, or scratching from excessive itching. There are more than 800 reasons dogs could be itchy, but there are many common cau... Read More »

What Happens When Dogs Get Fleas?

Fleas are parasitic insects belonging to the group Siphonaptera. There are an estimated 2,000 species of fleas worldwide, all of which cause itching and discomfort to our canine companions, accordi... Read More »

Reasons Dogs Itch?

When most people see a dog start to itch, the first thing that comes to their mind is the dog has fleas. This is not necessarily true because there are many conditions that can cause a dog to itch.... Read More »

Swimmer's Itch on Dogs?

Swimmer's itch is a skin disease caused by parasites. This term is used for the disease when found in humans; it is called canine schistosomiasis or water dermatitis when found in dogs. Though it i... Read More »