There are several reasons why dogs and cats will scratch, lick or bite. The bottom line is... don't let them suffer!
If you as the pet’s owner are being driven “nuts” by the pet’s scratching and licking, imagine how awful your poor pet must feel.
The most common types of skin and coat issues are:
Pet’s in this category present with signs of itching and scratching, hair loss and skin irritation. Many pets are very sensitive to simple lawn grasses, by matching what is visible on the pet’s skin with a probable environmental irritant - the cause of the skin problem can be determined and treated.
An example is moist eczema, or more commonly called hot spot. These skin lesions often occur as a...