Does your pet have itchy skin or ears?

Whether they have fur, feathers or scales, pets are susceptible to a wide variety of skin problems, including infections and allergies. Not only can these conditions be uncomfortable for your pet, but they can negatively impact his or her quality of life. The good news is there are certain things you can do to help address and overcome dermatological conditions, starting with a visit to Winchester Veterinary Clinic.

Our team is experienced in diagnosing and treating a broad spectrum of external ailments. We will work with you to develop a treatment plan that will give your loved one the relief he or she deserves. Our hospital is equipped with a convenient in-house laboratory, enabling us to get answers about your pet’s skin condition quickly. The sooner we can identify the problem, the sooner we can have your loved one on the path to recovery.

Some of the dermatological conditions we can provide assistance with include:

  • Allergies
  • Infections
  • Dermatitis
  • Parasites
  • Hormonal Problems
  • Ear Infections
  • Foot Disease
  • Autoimmune Disorders
  • Tumors
  • Skin Cancer

Treating a skin condition can be like putting together a puzzle. We must determine what we’re dealing with and then piece together the most effective action plan to address the problem. At Winchester Veterinary Clinic, we’re up to the task! Using various methods, such as topical creams, supplements and medications, we will develop a customized approach designed just for your pet.

Pet allergies require a few added steps in order for us to get the problem under control. First, we must figure out what type of allergy is affecting your pet. Then, we must identify the factors that are triggering your pet’s reactions. Once we have this information, we can develop a strategy for treating and managing the allergy in a way that will help your pet enjoy a more comfortable life.

If your pet has been scratching more than usual, or is exhibiting other telltale signs of a skin problem, such as bald spots, scabbing, flaky skin, bumps or lumps, it’s time to seek professional help. Give the team at Winchester Veterinary Clinic a call! We can help.