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The Animal Skin and Allergy Clinic’s Top 5 Veterinary Blogs of 2018

Savvy pet owners know how overwhelming it can be to take in all of the available information in the age of the Internet. You could literally spend days trying to sort through news stories, new scientific studies, veterinary blogs, and Facebook posts to try to find the best information.

Thankfully, pet owners in Washington state are catching on to the fact that the professionals at Animal Skin and Allergy Clinic have done a lot of the hard work for you already. Get yourself up to speed by catching up on our top five veterinary blogs of 2018.

Our Top 5 Veterinary Blogs of 2018

 #5 No Sun? No Problem! Rainy Day Activities for Pets
Most of us enjoy engaging in outdoor activities with our pets when the weather is nice, but what about those days when it’s raining cats and dogs? Are there any rainy day activities for pets that will keep your four-legged pal occupied indoors? Yes! Check out these ideas that are sure to keep your pet entertained no matter the forecast. …Keep reading

 #4 Getting Rid of Ringworm and Other Fungal Infections in Pets
Fungal infections in pets are no fun. There are a variety of fungal organisms that can cause problems for our four-legged friends. Read on to learn about fungal infections in pets and how we can combat them. …Continue 

#3  Corn Chips, Anyone? Why Your Pet’s Paws Smell Like Fritos
“Why do my pet’s paws smell like Fritos?” This is a surprisingly common question that we get here at Animal Skin and Allergy Clinic. No, you aren’t imagining things and, no, your dog isn’t getting into your stash of salty treats (at least, we hope not!). …Read on!

#2 Expiration Dates on Veterinary Drugs: Do They Matter?
If your January purge includes decluttering your medicine cabinet, you might find yourself wondering how important those dates stamped on various pharmaceuticals really are. You have half a tube of ointment from that one time Fluffy had an ear infection, a few pills rattling around from when she was so itchy last summer, and almost a full bottle of some type of pain pill from the time she sprained a paw. …Read more

#1 Battle of the Dermatology Titans: Differences Between Atopica, Apoquel, and Cytopoint
Allergies are never fun for anyone. When it comes to animals with allergies, there is no magic solution that works for every pet. Oftentimes, managing allergy problems can require a bit of trial and error to find out what works, and there are a variety of medications and products we may recommend. …Read on!

A Noble Resolution

Among other goals, many pet owners have made a resolution this year to do a better job caring for their furry family. We can help! Be sure to check our veterinary blogs often for the most up to date pet care information.

Of course, don’t hesitate to pick up the phone and give us a call, either! Animal Skin and Allergy Clinic is here for all of your pet’s skin and allergy needs.