There are several factors that can affect a companion animal’s skin, and the symptoms can range from minor to severe. You don’t want your best friend to suffer and neither do we!
At Winchester Veterinary Clinic, we work hard at listening to your concerns and observations so that we can determine the source, or sources, of your pet’s scratching, be it parasites or allergies.
Signs of a possible skin problem include:
If you notice any of these signs, it’s time to give Winchester Veterinary Clinic a call. We can help your pet live a more comfortable life.
To help your pet feel better, we must first determine precisely what’s causing the problem. We may be able to pinpoint the problem by examining your pet, or we may need to investigate further. Blood work, skin scrapings and biopsies help us get the answers we need to move forward with a cure.
Some dermatological concerns we routinely assist with include:
Once we’ve diagnosed the problem, or problems, the next step is deciding how to best treat it. Depending on the situation, we may recommend something as simple as applying a topical cream. More complex or severe conditions may call for a longer-term strategy or involve a combination of treatment methods.
Possible long-term strategies may include:
At Winchester Veterinary Clinic, we understand how frustrating and expensive your pet’s allergic conditions can be. We will work hard to find solutions to help control or resolve the dermatologic issue(s), providing comfort for you and your pet, while keeping both your wallet and lifestyle in mind.
Winchester Veterinary Clinic
6825 Thrush Drive
Canal Winchester, OH 43110
Mon, Tue, Thur 8:00am – 8:00pm
Wed, Fri 8:00am – 5:00pm
Saturday 8:00am – 2:00pm