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If your pet seems a bit out of sorts, but overall in good health, they may be suffering from a common pet dermatology issue. And like us, they can cause discomfort and annoyance. If your pet is bothered by a skin rash or irritation or has developed another skin issue, we recommend that you bring them into Dr. Nina's Animal Hospital in Sarasota, Florida for a check-up.
In addition to visible signs of a skin problem, your pet may also be giving you some other clues, such as excessive scratching, hair loss, and sneezing. We can treat their allergies and skin issues, usually with a simple antihistamine or topical ointment. Even though most dermatology issues are mild and not indicative of a greater health issue, it is important that they are treated promptly and comprehensively to avoid infection and further complications. Below are a few of the most common signs and symptoms of dermatological issues in pets, and we recommend that you bring them in for a visit if any of these symptoms persist for more than a day or two:
At Dr. Nina's Animal Hospital in Sarasota, we offer comprehensive treatment for all types of pet dermatology issues. If your pet is suffering from a rash or other skin irritation, call Dr. Nina’s Animal Hospital today at (941) 366-1222 to schedule an appointment; our facility is conveniently located at 2959 Fruitville Road in Sarasota, FL.