Signs of Animal Skin Allergies and How a Dermatologist Can Help

Cat with Skin Allergies
Leo has been struggling with skin lesions, but DoveLewis' veterinary dermatology team and his family are helping him heal. 

How an animal reacts to allergens will vary,  general signs of allergies in animals can be:

  • Itchy skin
  • Scratching
  • Licking
  • Face rubbing
  • Red skin
  • Loss of fur
  • Recurrent skin and ear infections
  • Gastrointestinal (GI) signs

A board-certified dermatologist has the resources to run diagnostics and evaluate your pet’s condition. While they may not be able to “cure” an animal’s allergies completely, there are plenty of helpful treatments, including hypoallergenic pet food, medicated shampoo, injections, and more. Read the full article on

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