There are a variety of ailments that can affect a companion animal’s skin, and the symptoms can range from mildly unpleasant to downright painful. You don’t want your best friend to suffer and neither do we!
Germantown Veterinary Clinic’s professional allergy and dermatology services will help get your loved one as healthy on the outside as on the inside.
To help your pet feel better, we must first identify precisely what’s causing the problem. We may be able to determine what’s wrong just by examining your pet, or we may need to investigate further. Diagnostic tests, such as blood work, skin scrapings and biopsies help us get the answers we need to move forward with a cure.
Some dermatological issues we assist with include:
Once we’ve diagnosed the problem, the next step is deciding the best way to treat it. Depending on the situation, we may recommend something as simple as applying a topical medication. More complex conditions may call for a more complex strategy involving a combination of treatment methods.
Signs of a possible skin problem include:
If you notice any of these signs, it’s time to schedule an appointment. Give us a call. We can help your loved one live a more comfortable life.