Can Proteins Help Improve Skin and Coat Condition?
Nutrition has implications in all aspects of skin metabolism including cell renewal, healing of wounds, immune reactions and combating chronic inflammation.
Do Sugars Have Any Role in Dermatology Today?
Sugars, or carbohydrates, are the most abundant class of organic compounds found in living organisms. There are two major subfamilies; the simple sugars (monosaccharides) and the complex sugars (oligosaccharides composed of 2-10 monosaccharides and polysaccharides composed of more than 10 monosaccharides).
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.
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.
When The Chips Are Down
Is Your Practice Making The Most Of The Bonding Opportunities Provided by Compulsory Microchipping?
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.
New VETERINARY HPM Hypoallergy Diet
Virbac is delighted to announce the arrival of VETERINARY HPM Hypoallergy, a new addition to the VETERINARY HPM Clinical Diets range for both dogs and cats.
The Use of Ciclosporin in Sebaceous Adenitis
A 2-year-old, male, neutered, Samoyed dog presented to the clinic with a six-month history of progressive hair loss
Canine Dental Health
Dental disease is a very common condition affecting dogs, with an estimated 80% of dogs developing periodontal disease by the time they are three years old1,2.
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.