Dog skin issues

Pictures of Histiocytomas in Dogs & What to Do

A histiocytoma is a benign (non-cancerous) growth found on the skin of young dogs. These growths form when a type of immune cell in your dog’s skin over-replicates. The over-replication causes tissue build-up and inflammation […]

scabs on ear
Dog Illnesses

Dog Has Scabs On Ears: A Vet’s Advice

A dog’s skin can be a finicky thing. It’s susceptible to irritations, infections, and a large variety of lumps and bumps. Even though lumps and scabs are come across fairly commonly in our canine companions, […]

Dog skin issues

Red Bump or Lump on a Dog? 7 Likely Causes

It is a bit alarming to see a new raised red bump appearing on your dog’s skin – sometimes seemingly overnight. However, in my experience as a veterinarian, many red bumps and lumps are benign […]

dog mammary tumor
Dog Illnesses

Dog Mammary Tumor Rupture: A Vet’s Advice

Since dog mammary tumors make up more than 40% of all diagnosed tumors in dogs, it’s something that veterinarians come across on a nearly weekly basis. This is especially true in female dogs that haven’t […]