Insect stings can trigger hypersensitivity reactions in dogs.
There are multiple causes of alopecia in small mammals. Endocrine causes are considered after ruling out ectoparasitic diseases.
Clinically, non-inflammatory alopecia is the absence of hair without other skin lesions.
Pyodermas or bacterial skin infections (Greek: “pyo“ - pus and “derma“ - skin) are highly prevalent in dogs.
Alopecia (hair loss) in cats is a common reason for cats being presented to the veterinary practice.
Atopic dermatitis (AD) is an IgE-mediated allergic skin disease to environmental allergens.
The oak processionary (Thaumetopoea processionea) belongs to the order of moths (Lepidoptera), specifically a species of toothed moth.
Alopecia or pathological hair loss is a frequent reason for consultation with dermatological patients, a variety of skin diseases in dogs can cause impairment of hair growth.
Goliat is a male dachshund crossbreed born in 2012. At the age of 4 years, he was adopted by a Hungarian animal welfare organisation.
Atopic patients often produce IgE against allergens. But there are some patients who despite presenting allergic clinical signs IgE cannot be detected; this disease is called atopic-like dermatitis (ALD).
Hass, an 18-month-old male, mixed-breed dog weighing 42 kg, was presented with a six-month history of a rash on his legs and ears.
Piper is a 7-year-old Australian Shepherd (allegedly purebred), female, not neutered.