Recognizing and Treating Pollen Allergies in Cats | VetDERM Clinic

Recognizing and Treating Pollen Allergies in Cats

Did you know that, like humans, cats can get pollen allergies too? Our cats can indeed become susceptible to environmental triggers and inhaled substances that cause allergies. Some cats may not develop these allergies until they are older, while for other cats their allergy symptoms may be exhibited early in life. If left untreated, these […]

Bulldog Problems: What You Should Know About Their Skin Folds and How to Avoid Infections

Bulldogs are cute, adorable dogs with great personalities and features distinct from most other dog breeds. The breed can exhibit especially distinct facial skin folds, tail folds and thick stubby legs and feet apart from many other features related to these dogs. Possessing these facial folds and other skin folds means they are more prone […]

What Are The Signs Of Itchiness In Dogs? | VetDERM Clinic

What are the Signs of Itchiness in Dogs?

Itchiness (also called pruritus) is the sensation that induces an animal or human to itch itself locally or over large areas of the skin. It can be caused by various ailments including underlying allergies, skin infection by bacteria or yeast, as well as due to sudden trauma such as an insect bite. Itchiness in dogs […]

Cat Ear Problems that May Require a Veterinary Dermatologist

Cat Ear Problems that May Require a Veterinary Dermatologist

Perhaps you find your cat scratching at their ears a bit more than usual and it seems like they may have some symptoms of ear problems. If you’re suspecting your cat has any type of ear issue, it may be time to take them to your veterinarian. If your veterinarian needs help or believes that […]

What You Need to Know about Anal Sac Impaction in Pets

What You Need to Know about Anal Sac Impaction in Pets

Let’s face it, the hind end (bums, if you will) are a gross subject! But your pets’ hind end can be a source of discomfort to them if the little sacs present besides the anal opening become blocked. These anal sac blockages (more commonly called anal gland impaction or anal sacculitis) can be a source […]

My Top 5 List of Gift Ideas for Pets | VetDERM Clinic

My Top 5 List of Gift Ideas for Pets

We are well and truly into the holiday season – shopping and parties are the entire crazes. Our pet pooches and fur-balls also deserve to be part of the holiday spirit of gift-receiving as much as we do. Generally, gift-giving for pets should follow the same principles as gift-giving for people. There are no set […]