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Hot Spots

A hot spot is an itchy, red, and often ulcerated skin lesion that develops very rapidly (hence the name ‘Hot Spot’) caused by a series of events that begins with very itchy skin. This itch could be due to fleas or other insect bites, allergies, or even an ear infection. In response to the itch,…
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Something ‘in the air’

Meet the handsome Dexter, a 3-year-old German Shepherd who came into Uni Vets Camden to visit Dr Tina Baxter about his itchy skin. Dexter has suffered from allergic skin disease for most of his life.  Like many dogs, the cause of his allergy was thought to be something ‘in the air’; similar to hay fever…
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