Scratching is the natural reaction when your skin itches, whether you're a person or an animal. Although a few seconds of vigorous scratching may feel good initially, raking your nails over your s ...View Article
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Lately, you’ve noticed that your pet seems obsessed with a spot or two on their body. Whenever you’re not looking (and sometimes even when you are), they’re always itching, licking, or scratching at that area. You’ve inspected your pet, but you’re not sure what to do from here. Why not bring them to a Scarsdale veterinarian for a skin checkup?
The skin maladies in dogs and cats are not always the same. Your dog may have:
Your cat may have:
Most of the above skin conditions are not serious, but it’s still best to bring your pet to our pet dermatologist in Scarsdale for an evaluation and treatment. Here’s an overview of skin issue causes in cats and dogs:
Depending on the source of the pet skin problems, treatment from a vet varies. In some cases, heartworm and flea prevention medication stops symptoms. Specialized food, allergy treatment, and topical ointments may also help. In the case of hair loss or skin bumps, further care is often suggested.
If you’re looking for a pet dermatologist in Scarsdale for your dog or cat, choose Central Animal Hospital. Our Scarsdale veterinarian can treat all sources of itchy, red skin. Besides that, we also administer microchipping, flea and tick treatment, teeth cleaning, prescription pet diets, vaccinations, pet surgery, boarding, fracture treatment, exploratory surgery, emergency veterinary care, and ACL tear treatment. We even welcome exotic pets, including reptiles and birds.
Give us a call at 914-723-1250 to set up an appointment today. You can also stop by at Central Animal Hospital on 317 Ardsley Road.