If your dog is diagnosed with skin problems, the best way to help it recover is by following the vet’s treatment plan. Other home remedies like the application of Vitamin E oil, including fat-free yoghurt and bathing your dog with oatmeal can also be useful in treating skin problems.
Environmental allergies, lupus, fleas and ticks, dandruff, yeast infections, mange, ringworm, food allergies, impetigo and folliculitis are some of the most common skin problems in dogs.
There are several types of dermatitis in dogs and symptoms can vary – it can be in the form of symptoms like itching, excessive scratching, chewing of their paw, redness of the ears, rashes, dandruff, or hair loss. So, if your dog is experiencing these symptoms, best to consult a vet.
It depends, generally skin diseases in dogs are not critical and can be treated with medicines and externally applicable lotions or serums. However, if you notice your dog scratching or itching excessively or if you find red spots on its coat, best to consult a vet to rule out the cause.