Skin disorders are extremely prevalent in California among our pets. The most common skin disorders are allergy-related, we call this atopic dermatitis.

Infectious Disease

The most common infectious disease in dermatology is called pyoderma and due to secondary infection by a cocci called Staphylococcus.

– Parasitic diseases such as demodectic dermatitis
– Immune disease: Pemphigus, lupus are the most common
– Endocrine disease (thyroid or surrenales disease)
– Genetic diseases other than allergies
– Otitis (ear infections) also linked to atopic dermatitis