There are many factors that can affect an animal’s skin, and the symptoms can range from minor discomfort to outright pain. You don’t want your furry friend to suffer and neither do we!
Our professional allergy and dermatology services will help get your pet as healthy on the outside as on the inside.
To help your pet feel better, we must first identify exactly what’s causing the problem. We may be able to determine what’s wrong just by examining your pet, or we may need to investigate further. Things like blood work, skin scrapings and biopsies can provide the answers we need to move forward with a cure.
Some dermatological issues we routinely assist with include:
Once we’ve diagnosed the problem, the next step is deciding how to best treat it. Depending on the situation, we may recommend something as simple as applying a topical medication. More complex conditions may call for a longer-term strategy or involve a combination of treatment methods.
Signs of a potential skin problem include:
If you notice any of these signs, it’s time to book an appointment. Give Southern Hills Animal Hospital a call right away. We can help your loved one live a more comfortable life.