Intense itching, small red spots, typical crusty ear tips.
Puppies 2-12 weeks, dry flakes move from head to neck to back, mild itchiness.
Itching/scratching on back, tail, hindquarters.
On poorly kept/matted coat dogs, uncommon, may have bald spots.
Irritation at site of bite, often beneath ear flaps or thin skin.
Damp hay itch
Severe itch from worm larvae, contacted from damp marsh hay (regional).
Severe itch, face rubbing, licking paws, seasonal (regional).
Flea allergy dermatitis
Scratching continues after fleas killed, pimple rash.
Itching/irritation at site of contact.
Allergic contact dermatitis
Repeated or continuous contact (e.g. flea collar), rash may spread.
"Boredom sores", licking starts at wrists/ankles.