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Any Idea What This Bump Is?

We discovered this bump behind our dog's shoulder. It's maybe 3-4mm / 1/4" or so. It feels more hard than squishy. Doesn't seem infected and it doesn't bother the dog when we touch it. Wondering ...
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Rabbit is losing hair on the nose and skin is getting crusty

My rabbit is losing the hair around her nose, and the skin there is also looking crusty. I took my rabbit to a vet but they don't know what's wrong with her. The outline of her mouth is also very ...
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Does Feline Ringworm turn black and crusty when healing?

My cat developed ringworm after receiving shots at a Feline Rescue Facility. The treated area has turned black, and is raised and very crusty ~ is this part of the normal healing process?
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Do my kitten's ears look like they have mites?

He's a ~12 week old rescue, and his ears look a bit mangy. He's going to the vet in about a week, but I'm wondering if it's necessary to take him sooner, especially since we've adopted another rescue ...
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Can I treat cat dandruff at home?

Two of my four cats (the two elder) have recently developed TERRIBLE horrific dandruff. Since it developed at about the same time as the cold weather and increased use of home heating, I believe their ...
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How to locate trigger of atopic dermatitis

If you know that a cat has atopic dermatits (diagnosed by veterinarian), how can you know what triggers it? How can you know if the trigger is inside or outside, in the food or something else, maybe ...
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My Cat is missing hair on her neck

I've just discovered that my cat has a huge patch of missing hair on her neck. Is this something serious?
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Is there anything safe to put on a Naked or Skinny guinea pigs skin

I recently picked up a Skinny cavy boar. The person that originally rescued the guinea pig did not know anything about them or how to care for them and turned to me since I raise guinea pigs. He ...
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How can I best clean my cat's drooling mouth without making things worse? [duplicate]

I have read How can I best manage the drooling from my sick cat? and I'm looking for a way to alleviate my cat's pain. My cat is 22m and has been drooling for the last couple weeks. His vet has ...
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What is this dull patch on my bearded dragon?

I noticed today that my bearded dragon has a dull-looking patch on her back. Does anyone know what might have caused this? Is she sick? I'm very concerned. Any info would be greatly appreciated.
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Does a dog's pink or white skin need special care?

I have noticed there's a dog with white fur and pink skin on her belly, under her fur and on her nose. Her skin is paler than most dogs I have noticed with black fur. Is this pink skin more ...
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What can I do about the black dots on my cat's chin?

I got a new cat a couple weeks ago. She came from a shelter with a clean bill of health. Over the past few days, I've noticed that she's been developing some black spots on her chin that look a bit ...
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What can I do for a dog with really dry skin

I have a 15 year old Pekingese that we rescued about 5 years ago. He has always had food and drug allergies and we have been careful about what shampoos we use, and what we let him eat. Over the ...