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Veterinary Dermatology deals with the diagnosis and treatment of skin diseases and allergies in companion animals. With advanced testing they are able to identify the causes of itching, hair loss, resistant bacterial infections and more

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At Dermatology and Allergy Services for Animals, we know that many dermatologic conditions can be chronic and therefore extremely frustrating for pet owners.  In most cases, we believe that the primary care veterinarian is more than capable of providing safe and effective therapy for a pet’s skin disorder. However, in some cases, and in an effort to provide the latest and most effective treatment modalities, we are happy to serve as your veterinarian’s partner to provide dermatology and allergy services.  When you visit, we schedule your consultation with time to review your pet’s complete history and perform a thorough dermatological examination.  

Our team of veterinary technicians is experienced, having received specific, advanced training and, we use state-of-the-art equipment to provide the highest standard of treatment available if further testing is needed and can fill most prescriptions on site.  After your visit all findings and recommendations will be forwarded to your primary care veterinarian and we are available to speak with them about your pet.   

We’re proud to be leading experts in the field of veterinary dermatology and look forward to meeting you and your pet!


Offering diagnosis & treatment for:


  • Diagnosis and treatment of allergic skin diseases
  • Intradermal skin testing
  • Serum allergy testing
  • Dietary counseling and elimination of diet trials

Infectious & Parasitic Skin Diseases:

  • Treatment and management of sarcoptic and demodectic mange
  • Diagnosis and treatment of Malassezia dermatitis
  • Treatment of chronic and recurrent bacterial skin conditions
  • Deep fungal infections
  • Dermatophytosis
  • Leishmania

 Ear Disease:

  • Chronic or recurrent ear infections
  • CT and MRI evaluations
  • Treatment of middle ear infections
  • Deep ear flushing, myringotomy
  • Biopsy

Heritable Skin Conditions & Hair Growth Abnormalities:

  • Ichthyosis
  • Black hair follicular dysplasia/color dilute alopecia
  • Schnauzer comedone syndrome
  • Alopecia areata
  • Keratinization defects

 Endocrine Skin Conditions:

  • Hyperadrenocorticism
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Hyperestrogenism
  • Alopecia X

Foot and Claw Diseases:

  • Chronic and recurrent bacterial or yeast infections
  • Symmetrical lupoid onychitis
  • Necrolytic migratory erythema/superficial necrolytic dermatitis
  • Vasculitis
  • Neoplastic diseases

Autoimmune Diseases:

  • Cutaneous lupus/systemic lupus erythematosus
  • Pemphigus
  • Panniculitis
  • Vasculitis
  • Discoid lupus erythematosus

All partner practices at The Life Center are committed to collaborative, compassionate, and comprehensive care.

For more information about the services available please see Dermatology and Allergy Services for Animals

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