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skin issues & allergies

Casual scratch? Weird paw lick? Seasonal allergies? Fleas? We’ll help you decipher all the pet skin issues.

Woman petting her long haired cat on the sofa.

Ever heard of “walking dandruff?” Yep, that’s what we said.

Healing stone on Cavalier spaniel dog.

Your pet can benefit from your self-care practices, from CBD to acupuncture. (Yep, you read that right.)

cat hair loss

Don’t start shopping for cat wigs yet. But if your Persian is looking more like a Sphynx, underlying health conditions could be to blame for your cat’s hair loss.

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Pet health question that’s not an emergency? Our vet team will answer over email within 48 hours. So, go ahead, ask us about weird poop, bad breath, and everything in between.

Dr. Lindsey Wendt holds a dog in front of a collection of allergy products.

Integrative veterinarian Dr. Lindsey Wendt shares her favorite products to attack pesky pet allergies.

A woman brushes a cat's hair.

Fleas sound like villains of a horror movie, and that’s honestly not that far off.

Siamese cat in the middle of sneeze

Kitty sneezes can be alarming, but they’re not always cause for concern.

Cat napping on a yellow couch against a yellow background

Paging Dr. Pimple Popper, DVM. Until then, a vet has tips on how to treat your cat’s acne.

Person trains with a standard schnauzer puppy on a dog training field.

Dermatologist and star of Pop Goes the Vet Dr. Joya Griffin on the season’s often misunderstood phenomenon.

Dr. Joya, a vet, wearing a clear plastic mask and holding a gray dog with mange's head in her hands in the vet office

The star of National Geographic’s Pop Goes the Vet on the understated specialty, reality TV, and finding fun in the gross.  

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