Posts Tagged ‘ringworm on dog’

Does ringworm live inside my pet’s body?

Ringworm does not live inside your pet’s body. Ringworm is a fungus spores that lives on your pet’s skin and or fur. The fungus spore burrows into the skin and cause the red raised ring. Some symptoms of pet ringworm are raised red ring on the skin, hair loss and itching. Sometimes ringworm only shows…

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How to get rid of cat ringworm?

It is a common misconception about ringworm that if it is left untreated it will go away. If you do not use some sort of treatment for pet ringworm it will not go away on its own.

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How can ringworm on dogs be prevented?

You can try to take necessary precautions to avoid your dog getting ringworm. However, if your dog comes into contact with ringworm spores from scratching on the ground or playing with other infected pets.

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How do you know if your pet has ringworm?

The only way that you can be sure that your pet is dealing with ringworm is to have a test done by your veterinarian. They will usually do a skin scraping or a black light test. Under a black light ringworm spores glow bright green.

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Where does pet ringworm come from?

Some things that may cause ringworm to appear on your pet are age, stress, malnutrition. Even animals that have never had ringworm before can contact it. Ringworm feels on moisture, so dark damp areas are their feeding ground.

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