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Pet dermatology is a specialized branch of veterinary medicine that focuses on diagnosing and treating skin conditions in animals. Just like humans, pets can suffer from a variety of skin issues, such as allergies, infections, and parasites. At Union Avenue Veterinary Hospital in Tacoma, WA, we provide treatment to relieve any uncomfortable symptoms your pet may be experiencing due to skin problems.

Pet Dermatology

Common Pet Skin Problems

Pets can experience various skin problems that cause discomfort and affect their overall well-being. Some of the most common skin problems include:

•           Allergies

•           Infections

•           Seborrhea

•           Mange

•           Autoimmune diseases

Importance of Early Diagnosis and Treatment

Early diagnosis and treatment of pet skin problems are crucial for several reasons. Addressing the issue promptly can provide a variety of benefits, such as the following:

•           Alleviate your pet's discomfort and itching

•           Prevent secondary infections from developing

•           Identify and address any underlying medical conditions

•           Improve your pet's overall quality of life

When to Seek Professional Help

If you notice any signs of skin trouble in your pet, such as excessive scratching, licking, hair loss, or visible lesions, it's important to visit our veterinarians. We will perform a thorough examination, provide an accurate diagnosis, and develop an effective treatment plan tailored to your pet's specific needs.

Preventive Care and Education

In addition to treating existing skin problems, we also emphasize the importance of preventive care and education. Our team will work with you to create a customized skin care routine for your pet, including recommendations for grooming, nutrition, and environmental management. By taking proactive measures, you can help prevent future skin issues and help your pet stay healthy.

Contact Union Avenue Veterinary Hospital for Treatment Today!

At Union Avenue Veterinary Hospital in Tacoma, WA, we understand the importance of comprehensive pet care, including addressing skin concerns. Our team includes experienced veterinarians who are passionate about providing exceptional dermatological care for your furry companion. To schedule an appointment to discuss your pet’s skin health and ensure it receives the proper treatment, contact us at (253) 383-2616 today.

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