Reviews: My cat is back to being happy, healthy and loving!

My cat developed open, raw sores on his face, ears, and nose that wouldn’t heal, no matter what ointments I used. We went to our regular vet, who did a biopsy, and we began treating him based on the results that were returned. Nothing was working, so the vet performed surgery to remove the sores. […]

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Derm Spotlight: Feline Eosinophilic Granuloma skin condition

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What is it? Feline eosinophilic granuloma is an inflammatory/allergic disease that can involve the skin anywhere on the body, the lips and/or the mouth of a cat. It is considered a unique reaction pattern in allergic cats. What causes it? The skin changes are associated with an underlying hypersensitivity/allergy, most commonly associated with flea allergy. […]

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Pet Spotlight/Case Study: “McGee the Cat and His Mystery Sores”

“My cat developed open, raw sores on his face, ears, and nose that wouldn’t heal, no matter what ointments I used.” McGee is a five-year-old male, neutered domestic short haired cat with a history of living with other cats, horses and dogs on a 10-acre farm in Collin County Texas. He spent his first year […]

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Practice/Staff News: Winter 2020

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• The Dallas team has welcomed a new veterinary technician to ADRC: we are so grateful to have Emily Niemeyer with us. Meet Emily and read about her here. • During the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, our Plano, Tyler, and Norman, OK locations remain closed. Our Dallas and Grapevine locations remain open Monday to Friday from […]

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Pet Spotlight/Case Study: “Chicken Nugget’s Vasculitis”

Chicken Nugget was first presented to Dr. Ho as a 7 year old, female spayed, French bulldog in December of 2019 for an evaluation of non-resolving skin lesions that started several months ago. Her skin lesions improved with corticosteroids. She had a history of allergies, which were managed with Cytopoint. Dr. Ho suspected that Chicken […]

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Derm Spotlight: Cutaneous Vasculitis skin condition

What is it? Cutaneous vasculitis refers to blood vessel inflammation that leads to compromised blood supply to the skin. The inflammation occurs due to the immune system being over-stimulated. It is an uncommon skin condition in dogs and cats and can occur in any breed, age, or gender. What causes it? There are many potential […]

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This Bulldog Overcame Her Resistant Bacterial Infection

“Chicken Nugget, our French bulldog, is a beloved member of our family. We had received this one-eyed, fawn colored bundle of joy when she was five. For the first couple of years she was healthy, active, and showed no signs of allergies. This past fall, we were heartbroken to see her suffering with a skin […]

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Practice/Staff News: Fall 2020

• During the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, our Plano, Tyler, and Norman, OK locations are still closed. Our Dallas and Grapevine locations are still open with normal business hours (8 am – 5 pm). The appointments are curb-side only. • For our curb-side appointments and medication pick-ups, please call our office when you reach the parking […]

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Pet Spotlight/Case Study: “Blanche” Yeast Allergy

“Blanche,” a female-spayed Maltese-terrier mix, is Dr. Gimmler’s own dog. In March 2017, when she was 7 years old, Dr. Gimmler brought her home after a 4-year history of seasonal paw licking that progressed after moving from Alabama to Texas 2 years prior. On physical exam, she had moderate hypotrichosis (thin fur) and erythema (redness) […]

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Reviews: Nolan’s Hair Loss

“Nolan and I were referred to ADRC-Grapevine by our veterinarian a few years ago. When he arrived, Nolan was so uncomfortable. Losing hair. Red, irritated skin. Loss of energy. His allergy test showed that he had several allergies to several things. We begin daily drops of allergy medications, and he is back to his normal, […]

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