Canine Lick Granulomas: If You Don’t Know What A Lick Granuloma Is, Count Your Blessings!

Canine Lick Granulomas: If You Don’t Know What A Lick Granuloma Is, Count Your Blessings!

If you’ve no idea what a lick granuloma is, count your blessings! What a nuisance they can be! The official name for this disease is acral lick dermatitis.  “Acral” refers to an extremity (leg), and “dermatitis” means inflammation of the skin. The “lick” represents the incessant licking behavior that causes the problem. Acral lick granulomas are skin sores that typically…

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