Practice/Staff News, Fall 2022

Dr. Ho had a healthy baby boy! His name is Landon Richard! She and baby are doing well. Welcome to Miss Madison Wise! She has joined the receptionist team at the ADRC Grapevine, TX office. Equine Allergies – Tennessee Walking Horse: Dr. Seals assisted the Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Ranch veterinary team located in Murchison, TX. […]

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Pet Spotlight/Case Study: A Kitty with Blisters

Athena is a 6-year-old domestic short haired cat with a history of diffuse yellow raised crusts on her skin, ear margins, and paws. Her paws were swollen and painful to walk on. She reportedly was not using her litter box, had a decreased appetite, and overall was not feeling well.   The changes seen on […]

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From Our Clients: A Thank You from Beauregard and His Human

“Referred here by my vet. I wish I had known of Dr. Seals sooner as she is whip smart and effective. After being treated here, my dog’s allergies were substantially reduced, making him dramatically happier, healthier, and more spry. Though very popular and booked ahead, the staff is communicative and works diligently to get you […]

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Derm Spotlight: Dog Claw Disease aka Symmetric Lupoid Onychitis (SLO)

SLO in Dogs: Often Undetected and Very Painful What is Symmetric Lupoid Onychitis (SLO)? This is an autoimmune condition that only affects the claws. The immune system targets multiple claws on more than one paw causing claw distortion and loss. Initially, one or two claws are lost, then over a course of weeks to months […]

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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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