During the summer months and sometimes in the colder months too, owners might see patches of their dogs skin completely gone and in its place, red, open sores. Some might know these as hot spots, while others might be wondering what is going on.
Infestations of any kind can be a real problem and some pet owners might not know just how many parasites their four-legged friends can be susceptible to. According to VetStreet.com, one common issue that pets can get are fleas.
Most people understand the real threat of Lyme disease, as this condition, carried by certain ticks, can have debilitating effects.
Almost every dog owner has encountered ticks at some time or another.