Category : Allergy

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  • dog itching treatments

Dog Itching Treatment

We’ve got some important news about two new medications that we can highly recommend to counteract allergic dermatitis in dogs. These drugs have been a long time in development, but are finally available to veterinarians and they are changing the way we approach allergy in dogs. Apoquel is a daily tablet and Cytopoint is an injection that is effective for anywhere from four to eight weeks in alleviating the itch caused by allergic dermatitis. These medications are immunosuppressants that interrupt different points along the cascade of events that occurs when an allergic reaction is stimulated, effectively blocking the itch sensation Read more
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  • Animal Hospital McKinney TX

Combination Treatments for Allergies

Combination Treatments for Allergies By Dr. Ed Mapes Stonebridge Animal Hospital McKinney, TX After 22 years of treating pets in Michigan at our animal hospital in McKinney, TX, I’ve learned that allergies are far more severe here in McKinney.  There are several reasons for this, and they add up to more itching, more scratching, and more difficulty in providing relief for some patients. Many of the pet owners that join our practice every day are from northern states.  It’s not unusual for them to relate tales of their pets scratching worse since moving, or of suffering allergy symptoms they’d never Read more