Common Skin Conditions

Common Skin Conditions

Few things are as annoying as a pet that spends a lot of time chewing, itching, licking or scratching. Those behaviors can be symptomatic of a dermatologic disorder that’s not only annoying, but also affecting your pet’s quality of life.
Diagnosis and treatment of skin and ear diseases in companion animals including:
  • Allergic skin disease (93 individual allergens) 
  • Alopecia (Hair loss)
  • Autoimmune skin disease
  • Bacterial, fungal or viral infections
  • Chronic itching
  • Ear infections
  • Endocrine (hormone) conditions, including hypothyroidism, hyperadrenocorticism (Cushing’s Disease) and adrenal sex hormone alopecias.
  • Footpad abnormalities
  • Hereditary problems
  • Hormonal issues
  • Keratinization defects
  • Nail and nailbed diseases
  • Parasitic conditions including fleas, Demodex, Sarcoptes and Cheyletiella
  • Skin cancer
  • Skin Infections
The majority of our patients have some form of allergic skin disease characterized by itchy skin and chronic ear infections. Causes include pollens, molds, human and pet dander, dust mites, food and fleas.

Services and procedures commonly offered  includes:
  • Allergen-specific immunotherapy
  • Bacterial and fungal cultures
  • Customized Therapeutic plans
  • Skin Cytology
  • Deep ear flush (middle ear cleaning with video-otoscopy)
  • Endocrine (hormone) function and stimulation testing
  • Food trial plans
  • Fungal disease testing
  • Serum allergy testing
  • Skin biopsies
  • Skin scraping
  • Skin culture
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