Following are the symptoms of ringworm in cats and dogs.

Let us study some home remedies for ringworm in cats and dogs
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Skin diseases are common problems in dogs and cats. Many of these diseases are not contagious, but some can be transmitted to other pets or people. Two common contagious and easily transmissible skin diseases are (ringworm) and (scabies). Understanding what causes these diseases and how they are transmitted and treated is key in minimizing the potential for transmission.
Ringworm in Cats and Dogs with Dr. Andrew Jones DVM
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Thankfully, with a powerful antifungal like Banixx on your side, eliminating ringworm on dog's, cat's or any pet's skin is a relatively straightforward and painless procedure. Because Banixx doesn’t sting or burn upon application and has no odor or foreign smell, it’s easy to apply to even the most skittish critters. More importantly, it’s safe to use around sensitive areas like the eyes and ears, and on the most delicate puppy and kitten skin — hence, even a case of kittens with ringworm or ringworm in or on kittens can be treated without worry. So whether you’re dealing with ringworm in dogs, puppies or horses, cats or kittens, Banixx is the clear choice! |  |  |  |  | Ringworm In Cats and Dogs
Photo provided by PexelsThis species of Ringworm is usually from dogs and cats that dig into contaminated soil.
Photo provided by FlickrThe zoonotic risk to the general population posed by ringworm in house pets such as dogs and cats is:
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Symptoms of ringworm in cats and dogs vary widely. However, most ringworm lesions appear as small, discrete areas of abnormal skin. Features of the lesions may include:Undeniably, ringworm is easily transmitted, but it does not always lead to an infection. But because it is contagious, ringworm in dogs or ringworm in cats is common. The spread happens when a pet gets in contact with the fungus that causes ringworm. It can be a fellow animal, a contaminated surface or by being handled by an infected person. It can be transmitted to humans too in the same manner.Ringworm in cats is caused by various fungal organisms. Since cats less than a year old don't have fully-developed immune systems, they are affected most often. Cats with longer hair also have more problems with ringworm. The condition is also very infectious as it can be transmitted to other cats, dogs, and even you.Ringworm, in contrast to the common belief that it is caused by a worm is actually an infection caused by fungus. The infection took its name from its usual ring-like appearance. The group of fungi that causes ringworm is called dermatophytes which live on the skin’s surface, hair and follicles then feed on dead skin cells. Humans are not the only potential victims of these infection-causing fungi but common house pets too. Microsporum canis is the most dominant type of fungus that causes ringworm in cats and dogs.Ringworm in dogs or ringworm in cats does not always manifest itself with a falling of animal hair strands. Hair loss happens due to a number of reasons and if you observe this in your pets, it is best to consult a veterinarian. There are times when ringworm does not show recognizable signs thus before it is diagnosed, the chances that it has already spread to other animals (if you own several pets) are high.Some species of dermatophytes are species-specific, meaning that they will only infect one species, whereas others can be spread between different species of animals or from animals to man. In cats, one species of dermatophyte, called Microsporum canis, is responsible for almost all ringworm infections, and this species is infectious to cats, dogs and man. Occasionally ringworm infections in cats may be caused by species such as Trichophyton mentagrophytes. Both of these species are zoonotic, meaning that they can also infect humans.