Wild Animal Allergies: American Bison

Dr. Seals assisted the Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Ranch veterinary team located in Murchison, TX. This facility is a world-renowned animal sanctuary for domestic and exotic animals. They have an American Bison with a history of seasonal itch/pruritus progressing over the past few years. The bison has rubbed several patches of hair out and has […]

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Pet Spotlight/Case Study: Flash’s Sebaceous Adenitis

Flash is a 4-year-old, male neutered, Standard Poodle who first presented to Dr. Ho for an evaluation of flaky skin. At Flash’s first appointment he had excessive hair loss and dander. The hairs that were present were easily epilated. Upon further examination, Flash’s epilated hairs had follicular casting (accumulation of keratin around the hair shaft). […]

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From Our Clients: Katie

“I want to thank Dr. Ho for treating my dog, Katie. She had difficulty with her skin for around a year with several trips to our vet each month with costly medications and care which did not seem to help. I was finally told there was nothing more they could do and they referred me […]

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Derm Spotlight: Environmental Allergies

How Do You Know If Your Pet Has One? Is your pet itchy? Does your pets’ skin look red and inflamed? Are they malodorous? If so, these may be signs that your pet has atopic dermatitis or environmental allergies. Atopic dermatitis is a skin sensitivity to common allergens found in our everyday environment including pollens […]

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Practice/Staff News: Spring 2022

• On February 8th, Dr. Shanna Seals spoke to other veterinarians about atopic itch pathogenesis and targeted therapy in dogs and cats at the DCVMA 2022 continuing education seminar in Dallas, Texas. • Our dermatologists will be attending a one week continuing education dermatology forum in April to learn about the latest advances in veterinary dermatology. • We […]

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Pet Spotlight/Case Study: “Cocoa” Losing Hair and Crusty

CoCoa B. is a 5½-year-old FS Beagle with a 4-month history of progressive hair loss and severe itch that started in the Spring of 2021. The hair loss continued to progress and was now affecting her entire body. Her skin was completely normal before this time. Steroids and antihistamines were prescribed to decrease the itch; […]

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New Year Trivia: Wild Animals Allergies

Did you know that wild animals can develop allergies too!? Dr. Seals assisted the Fort Worth Zoo veterinary team in allergy testing Xochi the Jaguar. Xochi has a history of overgrooming her body. This is a sign of itch and skin changes associated with allergy. Her allergy test (see photo below) shows that she is […]

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Reviews: I Highly Recommend!

“I was referred to Dr. Seals by my regular veterinarian of over 20 years, and she spoke highly of the clinic’s reputation to help find the cause of Cocoa’s hair loss. My initial visit with Dr. Seals was late August. I was very impressed with all of the staff at the clinic. I was especially […]

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When Black Pets Turn White: About Vitiligo in Dogs and Cats

Derm Spotlight: Vitiligo What is Vitiligo? Vitiligo is an acquired autoimmune condition that causes the destruction of melanocytes. A melanocyte is a cell located in the skin, hair, and eye and produce the pigment called melanin. Melanin is a pigment that gives color to the skin, hair, and eyes of people and animals. When melanocyte […]

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Practice/Staff News: Winter 2021

Our Dallas and Grapevine offices are open to see in-person appointments with pet parents and pets! Please either call or text our office when you arrive in the parking lot and a staff member will assist you as soon as possible. If you would rather have a curb-side appointment, please let a staff member know. […]

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