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.
Antimicrobial Peptides: The What, The How and The Why
Antimicrobial resistance is a hot topic in both human and veterinary medicine, with concerns flagged that inappropriate use of antibiotics may have contributed to an increase in bacterial resistance worldwide.
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.
The Use of HCA and Ciclosporin in Non-Flea, Non-Food Hypersensitivity Dermatitis
A 4-year-old, neutered, female domestic shorthair cat presented with a two-year history of recurrent pododermatitis and self-trauma affecting all four limbs
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.
Considering the Epidermal Barrier in the Management of Dermatology Cases
The skin is the largest and one of the most important organs of the body. It helps to support the internal environment, maintaining hydration through regulation of trans-epidermal water loss (TEWL) and playing a part in thermoregulation.