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Atopic Dermatitis Update

Atopic Dermatitis Update

Dr. Alice Jeromin, a pharmacist and veterinary dermatologist in private practice in Cleveland, OH, has written an excellent update on the latest for treatment of Atopy (also called Atopic Dermatitis) patients. If you have not already read the basics on Atopy, click here to understand the foundation of the condition. This month in the trade […]

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Atopy Or Atopic Dermatitis In Dogs

Atopy Or Atopic Dermatitis In Dogs

Atopy, Atopic Dermatitis, (previously also called Allergic Inhalant Dermatitis) is a condition affecting 10% of dogs. Atopy is very much like hayfever in people. Both species inhale pollen, dust, molds, house dust mites or other allergens, then have an allergic reaction. The difference is what dermatologists call the “shock organ,” or reactive part of the […]

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Sam The Westie Update

I am pleased to report that our little Westie patient, Sam, (original story) (first update) (second update) has made dramatic improvement. We did all we could here at our hospital, but finally had to call in an expert, board-certified veterinary dermatologist Dr. Steven LeMarie’ to perform skin testing for Sam and begin hyposensitization, or “allergy […]

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Dogs Have Fear Of Fireworks

Independence Day, July 4th, is upon us. For two weeks or more the tents from which fireworks are sold have been up and doing a brisk business. A few “pops” have been heard in the neighborhood. Many dogs have fears about thunder, gunshots and other sharp or rumbling sounds such as fireworks. In the southeastern […]

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