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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.

Pug dog scooting on a wooden floor in the kitchen

A vet on what to do when “anal sacs go bad.”

Dog sneezing on dog bed

Don’t panic: It’s called reverse sneezing, and in most cases, it’s nothing to worry about.

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.

a Chihuahua dog licking their paw

Their toes might smell like Fritos, but there’s no way they taste that good.

english Bulldog looking back at camera

So chill! So wrinkly! So allergic!

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.

Cute weimaraner dog lying on lawn and scratching its back

Here’s what works (and what doesn’t).

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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.

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.