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Pet Dermatology Treatment In OK City

A healthy skin and coat are essential to your pet’s overall health and happiness. If your pet is suffering from a skin condition, it can affect your pet’s quality of life and pose a significant health risk.

The Importance of Pet Dermatology Assessments

Pet dermatology conditions can be challenging to detect. These conditions can lead to severe infections, pain, and extreme discomfort if left untreated.

Some pet dermatological conditions can indicate a more severe underlying disease or issue, such as; food allergies, neurological abnormalities, or behavioral problems. Early detection of these illnesses is vital to your pet’s health.

Our knowledgeable and caring team at Hefner Road Animal Hospital has the expertise and tools to diagnose and treat your pet quickly and efficiently.

Common Dermatological Conditions in Pets

Like people, pets can be affected by various skin conditions. Common dermatological conditions we diagnose include:

  • Pet allergies/atopic dermatitis
  • Bacterial or yeast infections
  • Hot spots
  • Flea allergy dermatitis
  • Ringworm
  • Scabies and demodectic mange (skin mites)
  • Alopecia (hair loss)

Skin conditions in pets can range from mild to severe. Fortunately, once diagnosed, many of these dermatological issues can resolve with treatment.

Does My Pet Have Skin Allergies?

Allergies are a common diagnosis among many types and breeds of pets. The general term for pet skin allergies is pet dermatitis or atopic dermatitis. Types of pet allergies can range from seasonal or environmental to allergies of an unknown origin. Here are some signs that your pet may be suffering from a skin allergy:

  • Excessive scratching
  • Red or inflamed skin
  • Hair loss or missing patches of fur
  • Oily, dry, flaky skin
  • Excessive paw licking
  • Chronic ear infections

Schedule Your Pet’s Dermatology Exam Today

Don’t wait. Call us at (405) 773-5557 or contact us online to get your beloved companion the healthy coat and skin they deserve!