Dermatology

Veterinary dermatology is the branch of veterinary medicine that focuses on diagnosing, treating, and managing skin, hair, and ear conditions in animals. Our dedicated team of veterinarians have extensive knowledge and experience in identifying and resolving various dermatological issues affecting pets.

Here are some of the dermatology services we offer in our practice:

  1. Skin Condition Diagnosis: Our vets conduct thorough examinations and utilise advanced diagnostic techniques to identify the underlying cause of your pet’s skin condition. These may include allergies, infections, parasites, autoimmune disorders, hormonal imbalances, or other factors.

  2. Allergy Management: Allergies are common in pets and can cause itchy skin, redness, rashes, hair loss, and discomfort. Our veterinarians will develop a customised treatment plan to manage allergies effectively, including dietary changes, allergen testing, and medication if necessary.

  3. Infections and Infestations: We treat bacterial, fungal, and yeast infections that affect the skin and ears. We will recommend appropriate medications, topical treatments, or therapeutic shampoos to alleviate discomfort and promote healing.

  4. Parasite Control: Fleas, ticks, mites, and other parasites can cause severe skin irritation and lead to secondary infections. Our services include comprehensive parasite control strategies to keep your pet free from infestations and protect their skin health.

  5. Chronic Skin Conditions: For pets with chronic skin conditions such as dermatitis, or autoimmune disorders, we work closely with you to develop long-term management plans that provide relief and improve your pet’s quality of life. In some instances, we may refer your pet to a dermatology specialist for further treatment.

  6. Nutritional Counseling: A well-balanced diet and proper nutrition are essential for maintaining healthy skin and a glossy coat. Our team provides nutritional counselling tailored to your pet’s specific needs, recommending diets rich in essential fatty acids and other nutrients to promote skin health.

  7. Behavioural and Environmental Factors: We consider various factors that can impact your pet’s skin health, including grooming habits, environmental allergens, and stress-related conditions. We will provide guidance on appropriate grooming practices, environmental modifications, and stress management techniques.

Skin problems can be challenging to manage. At Pet Medical Milsons Point, you can be assured that our team will partner with you each step of the way to work through your pet’s skin challenges.

If your pet is experiencing skin issues or you have concerns about their skin health, don’t hesitate to reach out to us. Click here to make an appointment with our team!