Pet Allergies & Dermatology
Relieve your pet’s discomfort. Expert dermatology services identify and treat numerous skin issues, assuring your pet’s well-being and comfort.
Is your furry friend’s itchy skin keeping you both up at night?
There are many ailments that can impact a companion animal’s skin, and the symptoms can be unpleasant. You don’t want your pal to suffer and neither do we!
The professional allergy and dermatology services at Animal Care Center of Carters Creek will help get your loved one as healthy on the outside as on the inside.
Diagnosing the Problem
To get your pet feeling better, we must identify precisely what’s causing the problem. We may be able to figure out what’s wrong just by examining your pet, or we may need to investigate further. Blood work, skin scrapings, and biopsies help us get the answers we need to move forward with a cure.
Comprehensive Care for Various Dermatological Conditions
Some dermatological conditions we assist with include:
- Allergies (food and/or environmental)
- Infections (acute or chronic)
- Hormonal disorders
- Autoimmune diseases
- Skin cancer
Developing a Treatment Plan
Once we’ve diagnosed the problem, the next step is determining the best treatment. Depending on the circumstances, we may recommend something as simple as applying a topical cream. More complicated situations may call for a longer-term strategy or involve a combination of treatment methods.
Signs of a possible skin problem include:
- Excessive scratching
- Scabbing or flaking of the skin
- Hot spots
- Shedding more than usual
- Biting, chewing, or licking at the affected area
- Bumps or lumps on or under the skin