Canine acral lick dermatitis
1 Oct More than half of dogs with acral lick dermatitis are suspected to have rarely a life-threatening condition, it is irritating for the dog and owner.
Acral Lick Dermatitis
Description:It is suggested that differential diagnosis rule-outs are investigated before considering psychogenic underlying causes. An additional complication is that even if the original cause is psychogenic, secondary infection is very common and will need to be treated before further evaluation. The list of possible psychological causes cited here has not changed from that in previous editions of a standard text in the last 20 years or so of previous editions.