When is Allergen Immunotherapy Recommended for My Pet? | VetDERM Clinic

When is Allergen Immunotherapy Recommended for My Pet?

Is your beloved cat or dog having trouble with their allergies? Is their skin becoming more inflamed? Are they showing symptoms of allergies such as itchiness, biting, licking, scratching, rubbing, skin infections or ear infections? Are skin or ear related symptoms becoming more prominent as time goes on? If so, finding the cause of the […]

Pet Dandruff: Causes & How to Prevent Its Buildup | VetDERM Clinic

Causes of Pet Dandruff and How to Prevent It from Building Up

Humans are not the only ones who may have dandruff; your pets can get it too. Dandruff is made up of dead skin cells, or dander, that fall from the skin. When clumped together, it looks like white flakes. Dandruff is most noticeable if your pet has a dark-coloured hair coat, or has been scratching […]

VetDERM Clinic - Canine Pododermatitis: Causes and Work Up - Pododermatitis as part of generalized cutaneous lesions due to dermatophytosis

Canine Pododermatitis: Causes and Work Up

By: Dr. Jangi Bajwa, BVSC & AH, DACVD Dr. Jangi Bajwa is a Board certified veterinary dermatologist at VetDERM Clinic in Surrey BC. He is also the dermatology feature editor for Canadian Veterinary Journal. Dr. Bajwa’s special interests include otitis and allergic disease in pets; as well as helping improve quality of life of pets […]

Hives in Pets: What They Mean and What Causes Them | VetDERM Clinic

Hives in Pets: What They Mean and What Causes Them

Hives (also called urticaria) are the development of swollen, pale red bumps or welts on the skin. These little lesions will usually appear suddenly and are often related to an allergic reaction against something. The presence of hives can be seen as a single bump, or as a collection of more than a few bumps. […]

New Year Resolutions for People with Allergic Pets | VetDERM Clinic

New Year Resolutions for People with Allergic Pets

A brand new year is almost here! Have you made your New Year resolutions yet? If you live with a dog or a cat with allergies, we know you have lots to worry about. Depending on the type of allergy your pet has, a major change is needed in your life as well as your […]

Flea Bite Pet Allergies & What to be Aware of | VetDERM Clinic

Flea Bite Pet Allergies & What to be Aware of

Fleas are a well-known skin parasite that can affect the well-being of our furry companions. Depending on the geographic location, fleas may be a seasonal problem, a non-seasonal problem, or they may not be a problem at all. In the Vancouver and Victoria areas, fleas cause infestations, allergies, and discomfort to cats and dogs year-round […]