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dog with a hot spot wearing a collar

Normal or Not? – Dogs and Hot Spots

May 10th, 2016 by Colleen Williams
 

Reviewed for accuracy on December 20, 2019 by Sarah Wallace, DVM Normal dogs will scratch and groom themselves intermittently as they see fit. However, some dogs will excessively itch or chew on themselves to the point of self-trauma.  When the itchy area becomes red and wet, a condition called “acute moist dermatitis” has developed –… Read More