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The most common skin diseases in cats and dogs – Assurance Chien AssurOpoil

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Anxiety is associated with skin diseases 3 out of 10 veterinary consultations. The symptoms are usually very noticeable as they change the appearance of the dog or cat or, we see our pet getting a dirty foot. These symptoms are the first signs of skin disease. It is important to see the vet quickly to treat the lesions and avoid injury. Here are some examples of cat skin disease and dog skin disease.

♦ Cat skin disease

Herpes virus in cats

Herpes Virus is a respiratory disease with effects on the skin. It is only present in animals. The feline virus is caused by the herpes feline virus which was first discovered in 1957 and mainly affects kittens and senior cats. From the moment a feline is infected with this disease, it multiplies discreetly. It shows itself even more if your little one is stressed, for example during a period of transportation or during long trips for example. Meanwhile, the contamination method is performed by salivary and nasal secretions.

For more information on this skin disease, here is the full article on herpes virus.

Allergies in cats

If your cat happens to sneeze violently or scratch until it bleeds, then it probably has an allergic attack. Their organism is a response to an unsupported substance that enters through the blood or through the respiratory system. Many allergens such as flea saliva can cause this type of condition after a bite. Allergy can also be triggered by eating food or by inhaling various things like pollen.

For more information on this skin disease, here is the full article on allergies in cats.

Cat ring

It is an infection that affects the cat ‘s skin and hooves. It is a highly contagious zoonosis that can infect the owner and all the animals in the house. A microscopic fungus causes a curved hair that passes through the skin through small lesions, such as the trace of mite spirits for example. This disease affects all breeds of cats. But those with weakened immune systems are more vulnerable.

For more information on this skin disease, here is the full article on curly hair in cats.

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Dog skin disease

Canine herpes virus

Ranked among the most dangerous diseases for puppies, herpes has been claimed by more and more victims since its discovery in 1965. Its pathogen is known as the “canine herpes virus” by the acronym CHV. This mainly affects dogs that live in groups (kennels or breeding houses). This disease is transmitted in a variety of ways including fluid exchange at mating time. Transmission from mother to baby is possible through the trans-placental route. Nasal mucus is also a potential source of contamination.

For more information on this skin disease, here is the full article on canine herpes virus.

Eczemas in dogs

Eczemas in canines are mostly of traumatic or allergic origin. They are caused by the use of inappropriate skin care products, adverse weather conditions or food intolerances. These eczemas can also be caused by an allergic reaction to mites, pollen, or dust. But they can also have psychological causes such as stress or anxiety. These conditions are also hereditary. Breeds like the Bulldog, Golden Retriever, Shar-Pei and Yorkshires are projected for it.

For more information about this skin disease, here is the full article on eczema in dogs.

Demodicosis of dogs

This condition is caused by the vermiform mite called Demodex canis on the skin and coat of the dog. This is often called “follicular scabies” because it mainly affects the hair follicles. The parasite is usually spread by direct contact between the fly and its infected mother. Being able to affect all breeds of canines, this pathology is more common in certain breeds such as the shar-pei, the Dalmatian, or the dachshund.

For more information on this skin disease, here is the full article on dog demodicosis.

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