are the most common form of bacteria
found in dog skin disorders. Staphylococci infection is not contagious to humans
or other pets. Staphylococci are gram-positive
spherical bacteria cells (cocci),
that typically occur in microscopic
clusters similar to grapes (staphyle=bunch
of grapes). The term staphylococci
is used broadly, for any bacteria
with such a growth pattern.
Causes of Staphylococci Infection:
Although dogs with weakened immune
system are most susceptible to
the strains, healthy dogs can also
get infected by staphylococci.
Treatment of Staphylococci Infection:
Other dog skin disorders: