Acral Lick Dermatitis Can Make Your Pet Lick Excessively

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  • Acral lick dermatitis, or ALD, is inflammation and irritation of the skin caused by chronic licking. If the licking is confined to one spot and the skin thickens over time, the wound is called an acral lick granuloma, which is a firm, raised, ulcerated area that doesn’t heal due to the constant licking.

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