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