Dermatology

 

Dermatology

Skin problems, such as inflammation and infection, can cause excessive scratching which can make your pet miserable. If your pet is suffering from any of the symptoms listed below, please call us today to schedule an exam:

Excessive scratching or face rubbing

Excessive licking of the feet, legs, or abdomen

Localized or generalized hair loss

Biting or chewing at the skin

Recurring skin infections

Dull, greasy, scabby, or smelly coat

Chronic anal sac problems

Abnormally shaped or frequently cracking nails

Allergies are a common underlying cause of skin problems in dogs and cats. Our veterinarians can diagnose and treat a variety of dermatological conditions such as:

Food and contact allergies

Allergic reactions

Parasites (fleas and mites)

Autoimmune-related skin diseases

Infectious diseases (bacterial and fungal)

Hormonal diseases (like hypothyroidism and Cushing’s disease)

 

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