Pet Dermatology at Aliso Beach Animal Clinic
Sometimes, pets develop skin problems that cause irritation, discomfort, lesions, and even hair loss. If your pet is experiencing skin problems, our veterinary team offers various methods to help pets maintain healthy skin and prevent issues from reoccurring. At Aliso Beach Animal Clinic in Laguna Beach, we provide dermatology diagnostics, prevention, and treatment to protect your pet's skin.
What Is Pet Dermatology?
Dermatology is the branch of health care that is focused on treating issues that affect the skin. Cats and dogs often experience the same medical conditions as humans. However, how an animal is treated might be different from a human's treatment. If your pet frequently displays signs of redness, hair loss, extreme shedding, allergic reactions, excessive inching, or scratching, then it may be time to visit our veterinarian.
Your pet may have developed a medical condition that will require professional care from a veterinarian to treat the issue. Generally, our veterinarians can treat infectious skin diseases, parasitic infestations, allergy-induced diseases, autoimmune disorders, and any other skin condition your pet may be experiencing.
When to Visit Our Veterinary Clinic
If your pet has developed a skin-related condition, he or she will likely experience rashes, itchiness, soreness, lesions, dry skin, discoloration, hair loss, scaly skin, and peeling. An animal that regularly displays these symptoms will need immediate care to prevent other serious health issues from developing. Our veterinarians will focus on developing a treatment plan that will suit your pet's needs.
Treatment Methods Used for Pet Skin Care
We offer a variety of therapies to treat skin-related issues in pets. Our veterinarians will first begin with a thorough assessment of your pet's current health and medical history to understand the cause and severity of your pet's skin problem. Once our vets have determined the cause of your pet's issue, the next stage is finding the appropriate form of care to manage or reduce the condition. If parasites are the cause, our veterinarians can administer effective medications to eliminate the pests. Cortisone creams or injections can also be used to help relieve skin discomfort.
Contact Our Animal Clinic for Pet Skin Care from Our Veterinarians in Laguna Beach, CA
The best way to prevent pet skin problems is through routine veterinary exams. During your pet's exam, we can diagnose and treat any allergies or potential health issues your pet may be experiencing. Our veterinarians can also provide the knowledge you need to prevent pet skin problems from reoccurring. If you are interested in learning more about our pet dermatology services, contact Aliso Beach Animal Clinic in Laguna Beach by calling (949) 499-4190 today. We can schedule an appointment for your pet right away.