Allergies In Dogs & Cats

Every Springtime my little Loki starts to show the signs of his allergies. From then until after Christmas I have to work hard to keep him comfortable.

He’s not alone; every day we see dogs and cats like Loki.

Allergies look so different in animals that most of the time their owners aren’t aware what the problem is.

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Common Problems Of Dogs, Cats, Rabbits & Chickens

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Anal Glands | Dogs
Arthritis Treatment | Dogs & Cats
Back Problems | Dogs
Bee Sting | Dogs
Calicivirus | Rabbits
Cancer Care | Dogs & Cats
Cat Fight Wounds | Cats
Cat Flu | Cats
Cataracts | Dogs
Constipation | Cats
Cruciate Ligament Tears | Dogs
Cushings Disease| Dogs
Cuts & Wounds | Dogs, Cats & Rabbits
Dermatitis, Itching & Eczema| Dogs
Diarrhoea | Dogs
DNA Breed Testing | Dogs
Ear Infections | Dogs
Eating Rat Poison | Dogs
Egg Binding | Chickens
Flea Infestations | Dogs, Cats & Rabbits
Food Allergies | Dogs & Cats
Gastrointestinal Stasis | Rabbits
Genetic Disease | Dogs & Cats
Heart Diseases & Failure | Dogs & Cats
Heat Stress & Stroke | Dogs
Hip Dysplasia | Dogs
Injuries Car & Road | Cats
Injuries | Rabbits
Itching | Dogs
Kennel Cough | Dogs
Kidney Disease & Failure | Dogs & Cats
Licking Feet | Dogs
Lost Or Missing Pets | Dogs, Cats & Rabbits
Lumps | Dogs
Myxomatosis | Rabbits
Not Eating | Cats
Not Eating | Rabbits
Overweight | Dogs
Pancreatic Inflammation | Dogs & Cats
Patellar Luxation Surgery | Dogs
Poisoning | Dogs
Separation Anxiety | Dogs
Teeth Cleaning & Dentistry Options | Dogs & Cats
Thyroid & Hyperthyroid | Cats
Urinary Obstruction | Cats
Urinating Inside | Cats
Vomiting | Dogs

Help! My Dog Is Licking His Feet

At A Glance (Details Below)

What To Know

Why Dogs Lick Their Feet

The main reason why dogs lick their paws is when allergic skin disease causes itchy dermatitis between the toes. Other less common causes include

  • Bacterial or fungal infection
  • Contact dermatitis, trauma or burns
  • Nailbed infections or tumours
  • Or as a response to stress, illness or anxiety.

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