Veterinary exam needed to help owners manage pets’ skin allergies Pets’ allergies often get worse as the weather warms, and a veterinary exam may be in order for pets that excessively lick, chew or bite themselves, shake their heads, rub their faces, overgroom, vomit, lose more hair than usual or demand more scratching than usual, says veterinarian Amelia White of Auburn University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. “Typical tests might include skin cytology and skin scraping, a skin biopsy or an intradermal, or skin, allergy test,” Dr. White said. Opelika-Auburn News (Ala.) (7/11)

July 12, 2017

Veterinary exam needed to help owners manage pets’ skin allergies

Pets’ allergies often get worse as the weather warms, and a veterinary exam may be in order for pets that excessively lick, chew or bite themselves, shake their heads, rub their faces, overgroom, vomit, lose more hair than usual or demand more scratching than usual, says veterinarian Amelia White of Auburn University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. “Typical tests might include skin cytology and skin scraping, a skin biopsy or an intradermal, or skin, allergy test,” Dr. White said.

Opelika-Auburn News (Ala.) (7/11)