What is Ringworm?

By Dr. James Dee, D.V. M. | Updated October 02, 2017

Ringworm is a fungus that appears as a red ring-shaped rash on the surface of the skin, and it is contagious between pets and humans. Understand the nature of ringworm, which is not a worm at all, with helpful information from a practicing veterinarian in this free video on pet care.


Dr. James Dee is a veterinarian and partner at Hollywood Animal Hospital in Hollywood, Fla.

Cite this Article A tool to create a citation to reference this article Cite this Article

See More Animals