COVID-19 Update: We Are Open with Virtual Appointments Available

ADRC remains open. We are seeing animal patients without their owners in the Dallas and Grapevine locations Monday–Friday at regular hours. We have converted all appointments to curbside or telemedicine. More details below… ADRC is currently following safety precautions recommended by both the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the American Veterinary Medical […]

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Reviews: Chiquita with chronic ear infections

“Chiquita, my five-year-old maltipoo, suffered from allergies, but I didn’t know it. The first four years of Chiqui’s life were spent in and out of veterinary offices, with chronic ear infections and on all kinds of medications. Because nothing worked, I switched veterinarians seven times. I spent a ridiculous amount of money, yet the inevitable […]

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Derm Spotlight: Autoimmune Skin Disease in Cats: Feline Pemphigus

What is it? Pemphigus foliaceus is an autoimmune skin disease in cats. In general, it is an uncommon disease; however, pemphigus foliaceus is the most common out of all the autoimmune skin diseases. This disease occurs due to the immune system attacking its own skin cells. We do not always find the trigger. What does […]

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Pet Case Study: Rocky’s Pemphigus

Rocky first presented to Dr. Ho as a 4-year-old, male terrier mix in January of 2019 for an evaluation of non-resolving skin lesions that started 4-5 months ago. Additionally, Rocky’s owners reported that he was lethargic and developed a fever. He had symmetrical crust lesions on his nose, ears, around his eyes, and on his […]

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Practice/Staff News: Winter 2020

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• Dr. Gimmler has returned from maternity leave and can see your pet Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at our Grapevine location.   • Dr. Ho will be on maternity leave starting mid-April. If your pet is one of her patients, we have four other wonderful dermatologists that can help you while she is gone.   […]

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Pet Case Study: “Magnolia” a Dog Licking Excessively

Magnolia is a 3-year-old female German Shepherd dog with a history of progressive paw licking, red skin, and hair loss. The clinical signs worsened while she was having her heat cycle. The owners reported “….she seems to be uncomfortable all the time and feels bad.” Dr. Seals suspected an overgrowth of the mite “Demodex canis” […]

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Reviews: Mickie

 “Mickie and I walked into ADRC in a really sad state, after having been referred to Dr. Seals by our regular veterinarian. Mickie’s skin was covered in lesions, her feet were swollen and red, and her hair was coming out in tufts. Luckily, Dr. Seals is without a doubt the most patient, kind, and caring […]

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Practice/Staff News: Fall 2019

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• ADRC is excited to announce that Dr. Gimmler had a beautiful baby girl! Her name is Elliott Rose. Baby and mother are doing well at home. Dr. Gimmler is on maternity leave from mid-August to late October. Don’t worry if your pet is one of her patients! We have four other amazing dermatologists that can help […]

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Derm Spotlight: How Does Cryosurgery or Cryotherapy Help Pets?   

Cryosurgery is the application of extreme cold to remove abnormal or diseased tissue. This compound term comes from the Greek prefix “cryo” meaning “freezing cold” AND the English word “surgery” meaning to “cut”.  A better descriptive term to describe this procedure is cryotherapy because the cutting of tissue is not done during the procedure. Rather, […]

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Pet Case Study: “Bizkit’s Allergies”

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Bizkit first presented to Dr. Gimmler as a 2.5 year old, male Bull Terrier in September 2016. He’d been struggling with itching and skin infections since he was 6 months of age. His skin was very red and lichenified, meaning it was thickened and wrinkled like elephant skin. This is usually a sign that the […]

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