Tag Archives: skin diseases

Identifying & Treating Skin Diseases in Dogs – VOSD Expert Vet Advice™

Types of ‘bugs’ that cause skin disease There are 4 types of things that would cause skin disease in a dog.  All conditions (other than truly auto immune conditions) can be completely reversed. Please note however that most severe itching and skin loss causes secondary bacterial and fungal infections too so the disease may not […]

Identification and Treatment of Mange – VOSD Expert Vet Advice™

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Identification and Treatment of Mange: Sarcoptic (red) & Demodectic (demodecosis) mange Mange is a type of inflammatory skin disease caused by tiny parasitic mites on dogs. Nearly all dogs carry mites in small numbers throughout their lives. Generally, a dog’s immune system is sufficient to keep the number of mites low and prevent noticeable symptoms. […]

VOSD Dog Care™ Best Practice: When to use Ivermectin?

Ivermectin is wrongly used 99% of the time including by vets. It is reno-toxic too. It’s oral/injectible use is only in the case of mange, however, both sarcoptic and demodectic mange are far less common than other skin diseases. When to use Ivermectin? Know more about Ivermectin use and managing the skin issues of your […]