Dermatology Archives

Apr 09

Wash Away Your (Skin) Troubles

Bathing your pet can be important for reasons like general hygiene, the occasional unexpected mud bath, and de-skunking. Some pet owners may be surprised to know that for certain medical reasons, like bacterial infections, your veterinarian may prescribe a medicated shampoo as part of the treatment plan. With antibiotic resistance becoming an increasing global concern,... Learn More

Aug 22

Post Grooming Furunculosis

Post Grooming Furunculosis What is post-grooming furunculosis? Post-grooming furunculosis is a deep skin infection that occurs rather quickly, usually on the back of dogs (where grooming products are commonly placed). The infection is often due to an organism, particularly Pseudomonas aeruginosa, that is associated with water environments. Because of this association, most affected dogs have... Learn More

Jun 27

Are You or Your Pet Itching to Learn About Allergy Medication?

Are You or Your Pet Itching to Learn About Allergy Medications? While treating infection and working up the underlying allergic cause for infections/itch, we often need to help your pet feel more comfortable at the same time. The over-the-counter products (ex. topicals, antihistamines, vitamin E, fish oils, etc.) may be relatively safe, but this often... Learn More

Mar 22

Spring is Coming – What You Need to Know About Your Pet’s Allergies!

Spring is Coming – What You Need to Know About Your Pet’s Allergies! Updated February 20th, 2018 FREE Client Education Event: 4/14/18 @ 1pm “Allergic Pets – What to feed them and why” Join veterinary dermatologist Dr. Darcie Kunder to discuss dermatologic problems (and solutions) caused by what you’re feeding your pet.  Bring your dog... Learn More

Dec 12

Dermatology FAQs with Friendship Dermatology Specialists!

DERMASTROLOGY – Reading the Skin Signs Who is a veterinary dermatologist? Many owners, even those who work in human medicine, are surprised to hear that there are veterinarians who specialize in only dermatology. Dermatology is a branch of medicine that manages diseases affecting the skin, hair, and nails. Other human specialists may manage allergies, infections,... Learn More

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