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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Reviews: Violet

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“I do want to thank you and Dr. Gimmler so very, very much for ALL your help and assistance with learning about pemphigus and how best to take care of Violet after I adopted her last year. You both went above and beyond by responding to emails and looking at camera photos of her to […]

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Practice/Staff News: Summer 2019

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• Dr. Seals will be giving interactive lectures for school-aged children at Cathy’s Critters in Princeton, TX on July 17th. Her first lecture was on June 19th. • Dr. Garfield gave 4 hours of Continuing Education to general practitioners on June 19th, 2019 at Tyler Animal Emergency Clinic Tyler, TX • Dr. Seals will be giving a Grand […]

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Derm Spotlight: Is CBD Oil Safe for Pets?

CBD oil, or cannabidiol, is a compound found in the cannabis (or marijuana) plant. This is different from tetrahydrocaccabinol (THC), which is the compound in cannabis responsible for the psychoactive effects of marijuana, i.e. “feeling high.” CBD does not cause the “high” feeling and is not considered an illicit drug, meaning that it is legal […]

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Reviews: Berlin

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“Berlin had horrible sores that would bleed. She was taking antibiotics prescribed by a vet a year and half ago but to no avail. I researched and found ADRC. Dr. Gimmler and Leah were amazing and kind. After the skin culture, Berlin was diagnosed with a Staph Infection. Dr. Gimmler recommended a dilute bleach solution […]

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Pet Case Study: “Sugar” Cat Hair Loss Solved

Sugar is a 10 month old female spayed domestic cat. She was adopted from the local animal shelter about 1 month ago. Shortly after adoption, Sugar developed hair loss from the face and paw. She presented to ADRC for Dr. Seals to evaluate. The affected skin had areas of scaling and appeared irritated. During the examination, the […]

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