My Top 5 List of Gift Ideas for Pets | VetDERM Clinic

My Top 5 List of Gift Ideas for Pets

We are well and truly into the holiday season – shopping and parties are the entire crazes. Our pet pooches and fur-balls also deserve to be part of the holiday spirit of gift-receiving as much as we do. Generally, gift-giving for pets should follow the same principles as gift-giving for people. There are no set […]

Flea Control for Pets in Vancouver: A Year-round Struggle | VetDERM Clinic

Flea Control for Pets in Vancouver: A Year-round Struggle

Everyone dreads and dislikes fleas! These little parasites of pets, which go by the scientific name Ctenocephalides canis (or Ctenocephalides felis), are a common source of dismay to pet owners and for pets themselves. To make matters worse, fleas can live in our climate year round as we don’t really have a “flea season” like […]

Pets Have Allergies Too | VetDERM Clinic

Pets Have Allergies Too

We have sprung into allergy season early this year. While the sun is much appreciated, the watery eyes, itchy skin and sniffling nose of allergy symptoms are not. Both cats and dogs are affected by environmental allergies as well; and the symptoms may vary not just by species, but also by individuals. Respiratory signs of […]

How Do You Know If Your Cat Has an Ear Problem? | VetDERM Clinic

How do you Know if Your Cat Has an Ear Problem?

Like humans, cats can get ear problems which are extremely irritating and painful and should be diagnosed and treated right away. By providing routine care of your feline’s ears and managing the underlying issue, you can help prevent the problem from returning. If your cat has parasites, allergies, or a weak immune system, they are […]

Consult A Pet Dermatologist About Cat Skin Problems | VetDERM Clinic

Consult a Pet Dermatologist about Cat Skin Problems

If recurring skin problems plague your cat, ask your veterinarian for a referral to a pet dermatologist in order to identify and treat the underlying cause as soon as possible. Pet dermatologists are veterinary specialists specifically trained in the diagnosis and treatment of skin problems in cats, dogs, and other animals. Why Cat Skin Problems […]