• Is Your Dog's Nose Dry & Crusty? It Might Be Nasal Hyperkaratosis. Here's How To Help

    1 month ago - By iHeart Dogs

    While nearly all dogs can experience mild dryness of the nose, nasal hyperkeratosis is a more intense form of nasal dryness experienced by some dogs. Nasal Hyperkeratosis an idiopathic condition, meaning that its origin or cause is unknown. Nasal hyperkeratosis is marked by the excessive formulation of nose crust called keratin, which is a type of protein overgrowth.
    This condition isn't life-threatening and most veterinarians consider Nasal hyperkeratosis as merely a cosmetic issue. However, dry nose may be highly uncomfortable for dogs who rely on a a healthy and moist nose in order to...
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