Random Solutions to Skin Problems

Random Solutions to Skin Problems

Skin cases can be confusing, frustrating and drawn-out. Owners get upset. I get upset. The dog can suffer a while.

Here are some skin cases that were solved by “wild guesses” or if you want, more charitably: “Educated guesses”

There are about ten things you can “try” for skin cases, (although contemporary Dermatology in vet medicine involves treating ALL skin diseases simultaneously) and in these cases; these “tries” worked out.


Dr Erik Johnson is a Marietta, Georgia Veterinarian with a practice in small animal medicine. He graduated from University of Georgia with his Doctorate in 1991. Dr Johnson is the author of several texts on Koi and Pond Fish Health and Disease as well as numerous articles on dog and cat health topics.