Dermatology FAQs

Pets can have dermatology problems just like humans. At Stanton Pet Hospital in Stanton, you can see a veterinarian that specializes in pet dermatology. If you have additional questions about dermatology, this FAQ should have the answers you need.


What Are Some Skin Conditions That Can Affect Pets?

Pets can experience a wide range of skin conditions. Your pet may struggle with dry or irritated skin. Infections can be a problem, as can allergic reactions. Other issues include hair loss and rashes.

How Long Does It Take Pets to Recover from Skin Conditions?

After your animal receives pet skin treatment, it should recover from the symptoms fairly quickly. Without care, your pet may continue to experience irritation and its symptoms may become more severe.

What Can Give Pets a Rash?

There are many reasons why a pet may develop a skin rash. A rash could be a sign of infection or an allergic reaction. Rashes can also occur after an animal is bitten by fleas or ticks.

What Causes Hair Loss In Pets?

Some medical conditions can cause pets to lose hair and hair loss could be a sign of parasites. However, dermatological issues can also lead to hair loss. If you've noticed that your pet has been losing hair, you should discuss the issue with your vet.

How Can I Prevent Skin Conditions?

Skin problems in pets aren't always preventable, but grooming your pet on a regular basis could reduce the risk of many common issues. Grooming can also help you catch signs of skin problems early, allowing your pet to receive treatment before the problem gets worse.

How Do Veterinarians Treat Skin Conditions In Pets?

Vets perform tests so that they can identify what's causing the skin issue. Once the cause has been identified, the problem can be treated. Medicated shampoo and allergy medications are often used as treatments, as are other types of pet skin treatment. In some cases, we may suggest that you combine different treatments.

Visit a Veterinarian That Treats Pet Dermatological Problems

Skin problems can be distressing to your pet. If you notice any unusual symptoms in your pet, you should contact us right away. These issues can cause pain and discomfort for pets, which is why they should be treated right away. Our team at Stanton Pet Hospital is here to help you deal with these problems and keep your pet comfortable. Call us today at (714) 828-5891 or reach us through our website by using our online contact form.

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