Skin problems are common in pets and can be caused by a range of factors, such as allergies, parasites, infections, and hormonal imbalances. Some common skin conditions in pets include flea allergies, atopic dermatitis, and hot spots.
Your veterinarian may recommend diagnostic tests such as skin scrapings, cultures, or biopsies to determine the underlying cause of your pet's skin problem. Treatment options may include medications, dietary changes, and topical treatments such as shampoos or ointments.
Your veterinarian may also recommend environmental changes to help manage your pet's skin condition. By working closely with your veterinarian and following their recommendations for treatment and prevention, you can help keep your pet's skin healthy and comfortable.