Dermatology and Skin Conditions

In our hot, humid South Florida climate and the wide variety of outdoor environments ranging from beaches to backyards and everything in between, dermatological issues and skin problems are common. Itching, scratching, redness, ‘hot spots,’ hair loss, and swelling are just a few of the symptoms that animals exhibit when dealing with a skin issue. Helping you find the cause and solution is what Country Club Animal Hospital is here for.

Some of the things we consider when dealing with a dermatology-related case include:

  • Is the problem related to an allergy?
    • Early identification of an allergy is key to solving the problem or managing symptoms.
  • Is this an acute (temporary) condition or something more chronic (long-term)?
    • This determines what kind of treatment is best for your pet.
  • What tests are necessary?
    • At Country Club Animal Hospital we can conduct physical exams, skin biopsies, allergy tests, ringworm tests, blood tests, and microscopic examinations of hair and skin. All of these services are performed in-house at our location.