Hypoallergy and Dermatology Support Diets Are Not The Same Thing!
Clinical diets play an important role in the management of skin disease and can be a critical component of the treatment plan. However, selecting the right diet is key to achieving the best results, given that these diets are different in intended use and nutritional characteristics.
Looking Deeper Into Chronic Otitis Externa
Otitis externa (OE) in dogs is a common presentation in small animal practice, but whilst most cases of acute, early OE will respond well to symptomatic therapy, chronic or recurrent OE can present a frustrating clinical challenge.
The Use of Ciclosporin in Symmetrical Lupoid Onychitis
A 5 year old female neutered cross-breed dog was seen with an approximate six month history of claw disease.
Which Topical Antimicrobials Should Be Considered for Otitis Externa?
In light of the current focus on antimicrobial resistance, how does this affect our approach to the treatment of Otitis externa?
The Use of Ciclosporin and HCA in Atopic Dermatitis and Otitis Externa
A 5-year-old, male, neutered, Maltese x Shih Tsu dog presented with intermittent, recurrent and chronic otitis externa; he has had since 4 months of age with the left ear being worse than the right.
Pain Management in Horses
Pain relief is commonly administered to horses, either as short-term treatment following acute injury or as part of longer term management of chronic disease, such as osteoarthritis. By far the most commonly used products in the management of equine pain are the non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).
The Use of HCA in Pemphigus Foliaceus
A twelve-year-old, male neutered, British Blue cat was presented with a non-pruritic, constant, progressing, multifocal dermatitis of two months duration
The Use of Ciclosporin and HCA and Canine Atopic Dermatitis
A 7-month-old, female, entire, Hungarian Wirehaired Vizsla presented with a three-month history of generalised scale and alopecia of the head and neck with severe pruritus and erythema of the ventral abdomen and feet.
Itchy Cat? What Can Be Done?
The work up of “itchy cat syndrome” can be a laborious task with no guarantees of identifying a cause to the pruritus which may be frustrating for both vet and owner alike.
Addressing Dental Care At Home - A Combined Approach
It is important to show pet owners that dental care can be approached in a multitude of ways and alongside regular dental health checks in clinic, owners can utilise easy to use home care products which help to keep plaque and tartar at bay.
Case of pododermatitis treated with ciclosporin
A five-year-old, neutered, male, West Highland White terrier presented with a lifelong history of painful pododermatitis that started shortly after acquisition at two months of age.