Itch is a medical condition that can cause serious complications and get in the way of the fun your pet has with you and your family. We offer pet allergy and dermatology services to keep your pet healthy.
We will run a number of diagnostic tests in our in-house lab to determine the cause. Sometimes blood work, skin scrapings, and biopsies will be needed to help determine the best treatment plan.
Dermatological issues we can help with:
We develop a custom treatment plan for your pet, designed to achieve the best possible results based on the diagnosis.
One of the treatment methods we commonly recommend is Cytopoint, which is a new therapy shown to help relieve the signs of dermatitis in dogs. After just one treatment, many patients experience a significant reduction in symptoms and subsequent scratching, licking, chewing and biting at the skin. When itching is properly controlled, the damaged skin is allowed to heal, which helps improve quality of life.
Some allergies can be managed through lifestyle changes, such as switching food products, while others may require a longer-term strategy.
Symptoms to look out for include: