What kind of diseases does the skin vet treat?
What kind of diseases does The Skin Vet treat? Where are we? Dr Debbie Simpson is a Registered Specialist in Veterinary Dermatology.
What kind of Doctor is the skin vet?
The Skin Vet is a specialist practice which only sees referral cases. We are highly trained and skilled in the diagnosis and treatment of skin and ear disease, including (but not limited to) allergic diseases, immune-mediated conditions, congenital and hereditary conditions,…
Which is the best medicine for dog allergies?
Antihistamines are only slightly effective in dogs (10-15% effectiveness). Treatment with corticosteroids and cyclosporine is highly suitable to suppress the allergy, however, due to their side effects, they should not be administered for long periods of time.
When to consider immunotherapy for dog allergies?
Patients that have symptoms for more than 3 months can be considered for allergen-specific immunotherapy. The owner should be made aware that this is a lifelong treatment that does not cure the condition completely but rather keeps it under control.
Is there an animal skin and allergy clinic?
At the Animal Skin and Allergy Clinic, we understand the importance of long-term relief for pets with chronic or relapsing skin and ear conditions. Through careful and thorough assessment, diagnosis, and treatment, our veterinary team can make a real difference in your pet’s comfort, wellbeing, and happiness.
Who is the best vet for pet allergies?
We had just moved to a more mountainous area, and each vet attributed it to allergies. Then more hair started to fall out and his skin started to get flakey/dry, so vets tested for mange and other skin conditions and got negative results. I found Dr. Richman at his former practice, and I am beyond thankful that I did.
Why did we take Abby to animal skin and allergy clinic?
We took Abby, to Animal Skin and Allergy Clinic because she had glue ear in both ears. The Vet was super nice and took care of her the same day. The thing I liked the most about the visit was that they took a video of the procedure they did on my Abby’s ears and showed it to me.
What to do if your dog has skin allergies?
Some maintenance skin diets are proven to help control skin allergies in dogs very effectively and reduce their need for further medication. Hills Derm Defense is one of the best options. Antihistamines – like chlorpheniramine – can reduce allergic skin inflammation in allergic dogs.