Dermatology Services

Regular veterinary visits are essential for maintaining your loyal companion’s skin & fur.

From time to time, your pet may experience some issues with their skin, fur, or nails. This is common but can be easily fixed with proper treatment. Our hospital regularly treats skin problems in pets. We first perform examinations to determine the cause of breakout or disorder. Skin problems bring great discomfort to your pet, as the skin is their largest organ. If left untreated the problems can become advanced and severely affect the lives of your cherished loyal companion.

Should I be concerned about my pet’s dull coat or thinning fur?

Sadly, this could be a sign that your pet has a skin disorder. It could be from a micronutrient deficiency or a symptom of an underlying illness. The first course of action is to contact your veterinarian for proper diagnosis and treatment. Other signs of skin disease in your pet may include excessive scratching, skin sores, bald patches, lumps and rashes, abnormal body odour and dandruff. All of these make daily life uncomfortable for your pet uncomfortable. Please contact us at the first sight of any of the mentioned signs. Schedule an appointment at 204-452-9010.

What are some causes of skin issues in my pet?

When you notice an issue in the fur or skin of your pet there can be many reasons as to why they may have developed. Your pets may be suffering from one or more of the following:

  • Dermatitis
  • Yeast infection
  • Fleas and ticks
  • Skin tumours
  • Ringworm

Is there anything I can do to treat my pet’s skin issues?

The best remedy is to follow the recommendations of a licensed and qualified veterinarian. The internet may provide temporary solutions or experiments that may not work for your individual pet and could make the situation worse. Our veterinary team can perform a thorough examination to properly diagnose and treat your pet’s skin issues.

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