Skin conditions such as hair loss, allergies, redness, crusts and scales can affect your pet’s coat, skin, nose, ears, paws and other body parts. These problems can underline a serious issue requiring the expert care we provide at Glen Oak Dog and Cat Hospital.
We check your pet’s skin to ensure good health.
Once we see your pet, we’ll obtain a complete medical history, and use the following to determine the cause of the problem:
- Physical examination
- Skin scraping
- Cat and dog skin testing
- Skin biopsies
- Laboratory tests
- Intradermal allergy skin testing
Skin Care Treatment Options
We can treat a variety of conditions including autoimmune diseases, bacterial infections, hereditary diseases and a variety of allergies. We’ll care for your pet through traditional, complementary and holistic medicine treating your pet’s ailments but also preventing future issues.
Treatment options include:
- Allergy testing and desensitization
- Anti-parasite treatments
- Janus Kinase inhibitors
- Chinese herbal remedies