Friday, August 15, 2008

Zinc-Responsive Dermatosis (ZRD)

Does your dog have crusty lesions around its mucus membranes (eyes, muzzle, foot pads, private area? Is your dog an: Alaskan malamute, American Eskimo dog, Samoyed, and Siberian husky, Doberman Pinscher, or Great Dane?

Its possible that your dog is suffering from Zinc-Responsive Dermatosis.

If you suspect that your dog has ZRD, please consult your vet for the proper treatment.

To find out more information, please visit these links:

Basic information on the disease

DVM360 article with pictures

Siberian Husky Health Foundation article