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Allergies & Dermatology

Is your pet’s itchy skin impacting his or her quality of life?

There are a variety of ailments that can affect a companion animal’s skin, and the symptoms can be unpleasant. You don’t want your loved one to suffer and neither do we!

The professional allergy and dermatology services at Arapahoe Animal Hospital will help get your pet as healthy on the outside as on the inside.

Diagnosing the Problem

To start, we must identify precisely what’s causing the problem. We may be able to tell what’s wrong just by examining your pet, or we may need to investigate further. Tests like blood work, skin scrapings and biopsies enable us to get the answers we need to move forward with a cure.

Some skin problems we can assist with include:

  • Allergies (food and/or environmental)
  • Infections (acute or chronic)
  • Parasites
  • Dermatitis
  • Hormonal disorders
  • Autoimmune diseases
  • Tumors
  • Skin cancer

Developing a Treatment Plan

Once we’ve diagnosed the issue, the next step is determining how to best treat it. Depending on the circumstances, we may recommend something as simple as applying a topical cream. More complex situations may call for a longer-term strategy or involve a combination of treatment methods.

Signs of a possible skin concern include:

  • Excessive scratching
  • Scabbing or flaking of the skin
  • Hot spots
  • Shedding more than usual
  • Biting, chewing or licking at the affected area
  • Bumps or lumps on or under the skin

If you notice any of these signs, it’s time to schedule an appointment. Give the dedicated team at Arapahoe Animal Hospital a call. We can help your loved one live a more comfortable life.

Arapahoe Animal Hospital

Main Hospital
5585 Arapahoe Avenue
Boulder, CO 80303

Phone: 303-442-7033
Text: 303-622-5718
Fax: 303-447-2052

Hours
Mon – Fri: 7am – 8pm
Sat & Sun: 7am – 6pm

Downtown Hospital
1730 15th Street
Boulder, CO 80302

Phone: 303-442-7036
Text: 303-622-5718
Fax: 303-447-2052

Hours
Wed, Thurs & Fri 7:30am-6pm
Sat, Sun, Mon & Tue: Closed