Dog receiving examination


  • Examine and develop treatment plans for patients with skin problems
  • Conduct allergy testing (intradermal skin tests, blood/serum tests)
  • Perform skin biopsies, skin scrapings, and cytology
  • Perform trichograms
  • Perform fungal cultures
  • Treat acute and chronic ear problems
  • Perform ear flushing
  • Perform cryosurgery on selected skin tumors

Special Equipment:

  • Allergy skin test materials
  • Ear flush equipment
  • Video otoscope

Useful Information:

Allow two hours for the first-time appointment exam. Some medications interfere with skin test results and should be withdrawn prior to testing. Dermatology technicians can discuss special conditions with the client if requested prior to the appointment.