• Hi, I think my dog may hay have ring worm. He has a single red circle on his belly.

    Hi Angela,
    I recommend that you take your dog into see a veterinarian. A spot like you are describing can be caused by ringworm but there can be many other causes as well. If it is ringworm there is a small chance that it could be passed to humans so it is important to have him examined. Some of the other causes include allergies, infection, inflammation of the skin, or even on underlying medical issue. Your vet can talk to you more about the cause of the spot after they have examined him. They may recommend some specialized skin tests to help diagnose or rule out certain causes. The treatment that he needs will depend on the underlying cause of the spot.


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