RASHES

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Staph infection (pyoderma) in a Shih TzuRash is a general term implying inflammation of the skin.  The rash can be itchy or not.  Because rashes can be caused by a variety of diseases (allergies, infection, parasites) so evaluation by a veterinary dermatologist or veterinarian is recommended to determine the cause and best course of treatment.

Possible Causes:

  • Allergies (Environmental, Flea Allergy, Food allergy, Contact allergy)
  • Bacterial infection (Pyoderma)
  • Yeast infection (Malassezia dermatitis)
  • Ringworm (Dermatophyte)
  • Parasites

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