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The Animal Skin and Allergy Clinic Services

Veterinary Dermatology Services at The Animal Skin and Allergy Clinic

Animal Skin and Allergy Clinic provides comprehensive dermatology services for your pet. There are hundreds of different skin diseases currently recognized in dogs and cats. Many of these diseases look very much alike, with only subtle differences in the clinical picture and historical backgrounds. Your pet will be cared for by a board-certified dermatologist, Dr. David Duclos, and his caring staff who are trained to focus on these differences and pursue a direct and cost-effective diagnostic workup.

We specialize in diagnosing and treating veterinary dermatology conditions such as:

  • Allergies—Food, airborne, and flea
  • Skin diseases
  • Diagnosis and management of ear diseases
  • Congenital/genetic skin diseases
  • Drug resistant skin infections
  • Immune mediated and hormonal skin diseases
  • Bacterial and fungal/yeast skin infections
  • Ectoparasitic diseases—Fleas, ticks, mites, and lice
  • Certain types of skin tumors and cancers
  • Skin manifestations of internal parasites or conditions
  • Paw diseases, including nail and nail bed disease

Our practice uses the latest in available technology and offers these diagnostic tests:

  • Skin and ear cytology—Microscopic examination of skin lesions
  • Skin scrapings for mange or ringworm
  • Hair examinations for mange and ringworm and in-house fungal culture
  • Cultures for skin infections—Bacterial and fungal
  • Blood work—Thyroid, sex hormone panels, etc.
  • Intradermal skin allergy testing
  • Skin biopsies and dermatopathology
  • Video otoscopy with digital image capture
  • Imaging—CT, MRI, radiography, and ultrasonography
  • C02 laser surgery

As specialists, we stay current on new research and treatments and are often actively involved with the research. Please contact us to schedule an appointment.