Skin Conditions and Allergies

Itchy, scratchy skin, hair loss and other ear and skin problems can make you and your pet miserable. At Green Prairie Animal Hospitals, we see many pets with skin problems and allergies. Common skin diseases we see on a regular basis include:
 

  • Allergies (atopy, food allergies, flea allergies)
  • Hair loss in cats and dogs
  • Skin odor
  • Fungal infections
  • Autoimmune disorders
  • Nail and nail bed disorders
  • Parasites including demodectic Mange, and Ringworm

Your pet’s skin conditions can be caused by a variety of sources, including:

  • Immune Related skin disorders
  • Environmental Related Skin Disorders (Sometimes Physical / Self Inflicted)
  • Infectious Skin Disorders

Our dermatology services include specialized diagnostics including:

  • Cytology examination and interpretation
  • Bacterial, fungal, and mycobacterial cultures
  • Skin Scraping
  • Skin Biopsy

It is never too early to call us to have your pet examined if he or she is itching, scratching or has hair loss. Skin and ear diseases often have a significant impact on a pet’s quality of life. Our goal is to make a specific diagnosis and recommend a treatment plan that is both cost-effective and in the best-interest of your pet's long-term health. We are successful at treating skin diseases, greatly improving your pet’s quality of life. Call us today to schedule an appointment with one of our veterinarians if your pet is exhibiting any skin condition.