At some point in your pet’s life, you will likely need to have a skin abnormality, allergy, or ear infection diagnosed. Possible ailments
include, but are not limited to: ear infections, skin infections, atopic dermatitis secondary to allergies, skin growths, endocrine/internal diseases, warts, cancers, parasites of the skin, fungal growths, autoimmune diseases and alopecia.
To diagnose a skin disease or ailment we will take a detailed history and your veterinarian will perform a physical examination and appropriate diagnostic tests. Based on the history and exam, diagnostic tests may include:
Depending on the diagnosis, we offer a wide range of products such as medications, supplements, injections, shampoos, ear cleansers and mousses to soothe irritated skin and ears as well as laser therapy in appropriate cases.
- Microscopic analysis of skin scrapings and hair
- Skin/hair cultures
- Specialized skin tests
- Blood and urine tests