We have experience in treating all aspects of skin disease, ear infections, and allergies. Our goal is to provide the highest quality of care in an environment that makes both you and your companion animal comfortable. For many cases, there is long-term follow-up required, so a relationship with good communication is very important. We look forward to helping you and your companion animal as we understand how distressing skin and ear conditions can be for you and your pet.

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OUR SKIN & ALLERGY SERVICE IS ABLE TO DIAGNOSE AND TREAT A VARIETY OF CONDITIONS, INCLUDING:

 Bacterial Skin Infections
 Alopecia (hair loss)
 Fungal/Yeast Skin Infections
 Ear Disease
 Food Allergies
 Flea Allergy Dermatitis
 Environmental Allergies (Atopy)
 Pododermatitis (Foot Disease)
 Endocrine/Metabolic Skin Disease
 Acute Moist Dermatitis (“Hot Spots”)
 Acral Lick Dermatitis
 Auto-immune Skin Disease
 Ectoparasitic Diseases (i.e., fleas, ticks, mites, lice)
 Drug Reactions

DIAGNOSTIC TESTS INCLUDE:

 Skin Scrapings
 Wood’s Lamp
 Fungal Cultures/Preparations
 Bacterial Cultures (ear/skin)
 Otoscopy
 Blood Work
 Ear Cytology
 Fine Needle Aspirates
 Flea Combing
 Food Elimination Diet
 Digital Photographs (monitor disease)
 Skin Biopsies/Histology

PROCEDURES INCLUDE:

 Ear Flushes
 Nail Trimmings
 Skin Mass Removal
 Hydrotherapy
 Long-term planning for medical management of allergies
 Medicated Bathing