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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.

Brown terrier dog scratching its ear outdoors

A vet explains why environmental allergies flare up and what to do about it.

Doug the Pug with Nonipup products

Nonipup features all-natural, sustainably sourced products, two shampoos and two body salves, using ingredients that helped make Doug’s life better.

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.

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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.

Cute weimaraner dog lying on lawn and scratching its back

Here’s what works (and what doesn’t).

Woman checking small Chihuahua for ear mites

Everything you need to know to keep the pests at bay.

Two english pointers sniffing in the dirt outside.

Ringworm isn’t fun for anyone, but it is treatable — and preventable.

Close up photo of Corgi dog staring up at a flying bee

From how to get the stinger out at home to when it’s time to go to the ER.

A woman sitting in a chair holding a dogs paw in her hand and holding the dogs face in the other hand.

The best paw balms, based on veterinarian recommendations.

A dog scratching itself among the leaves outside.

If allergens were to ask, “Am I the drama?,” the answer would be yes.

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Dog in the bath getting shampooed by owner

Plus! The brand donates 10 percent of its profits to animal rescues.

A dog poses with Floof dog grooming products and a dollop of shampoo on their nose

Mark your pups’ self-care calendars: The company’s eco-friendly, allergy-friendly products are launching July 17.

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.

Fluffy brown and white puppy dog scratching a lot with its paw

How you can help them feel better fast.

puppy scratching fleas, get rid of fleas on dogs

How to stop your home from becoming a flea circus.

Mixed-breed puppy licks its paw in the grass

Unfortunately, this term refers to a summer sore, not a club coveted by SNL’s Stefon.