Veterinary Services

Pet Dermatology

Pet dermatology plays a crucial role in ensuring the health and well-being of our furry companions. At Balboa Veterinary Medical Center in Granada Hills, CA, we understand the significance of addressing skin issues in pets promptly and effectively.

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Comprehensive Dermatological Care for Cats and Dogs

Balboa Veterinary Medical Center offers comprehensive pet dermatology services to diagnose and treat a wide range of skin conditions affecting dogs and cats. From allergies and infections to parasites and autoimmune disorders, our experienced veterinary team is equipped to provide compassionate care for your pet’s dermatological needs.

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Diagnosis and Treatment

Accurate diagnosis is the first step in effectively managing pet dermatological conditions. Our veterinarians utilize a combination of physical examinations, skin scrapings, cytology, and other diagnostic tests to identify the underlying cause of your pet’s skin problems.

Once a diagnosis is made, our team develops customized treatment plans tailored to your pet’s specific condition and needs. Treatment may include medications, topical therapies, dietary modifications, and lifestyle changes to alleviate symptoms and improve your pet’s quality of life.

Benefits of Pet Dermatology

  • Relief From Discomfort: Many dermatological conditions can cause itching, irritation, and discomfort for pets. Our dermatology services aim to relieve these symptoms, allowing your pet to feel more comfortable and content.
  • Improved Skin Health: By addressing skin issues promptly and effectively, we can improve your pet’s skin health and reduce the risk of complications such as secondary infections and self-inflicted wounds.
  • Enhanced Quality of Life: Healthy skin is essential for your pet’s well-being. Our dermatology services can help enhance your pet’s quality of life by restoring skin health and preventing future flare-ups.

When to Seek Dermatology Services for Your Pet

Pet dermatology services may be necessary if your pet is experiencing:

  • Persistent itching, scratching, or licking
  • Redness, inflammation, or rash
  • Hair loss or thinning coat
  • Bumps, lumps, or lesions on the skin
  • Foul odor or discharge from the skin

If you notice any of these signs or symptoms in your pet, it’s essential to seek veterinary care promptly to address the underlying cause and prevent further discomfort or complications.

Trust Balboa Veterinary Medical Center for Pet Dermatology in Granada Hills, CA

For pet dermatology services in Granada Hills, CA, you can trust the dedicated team at Balboa Veterinary Medical Center to provide compassionate and effective care for your furry family members. With our expertise, personalized approach, and commitment to excellence, we strive to ensure the best possible outcomes for pets with dermatological issues.

If your pet is experiencing skin problems or you have questions about our pet dermatology services, please don’t hesitate to contact us. Your pet’s skin health is our top priority.