'Veterinary Dermatology' Article Proposes A New Treatment Strategy For Canine Atopic Dermatitis

Posted by Kim Perkins, PhD on May 7, 2019

Canine Atopic Dermatitis (AD) is a common allergic skin disease that is characterized by itching, excessive scratching, hair loss, greasy or flaky skin, odor, and chewing on the paws and groin and armpits. The scratching and chewing behavior often leads to hot spots that can become infected.

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Topics: Allergy Treatment, Veterinarians

Why Differentiating Seasonal From Environmental Allergies Is Key

Posted by Kim Perkins, PhD on Apr 9, 2019

Does your patient suffer from localized or generalized itching? Do they exhibit nasal discharge or watery eyes? Are they coughing, sneezing, or wheezing?

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Topics: Allergy Treatment, Veterinarians

We Are Streamlining Our Food Database

Posted by Spectrum Veterinary Staff on Aug 8, 2018

We are in the midst of updating the food ingredients list in our allergy result reports. These adjustments will streamline the number of food recommendations your patients receive.  

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Topics: Allergy Treatment, Veterinarians

Yes, Dogs Can Have Allergies—These 6 Pups Did

Posted by Joelle Smith on May 2, 2018

Any breed of dog can have allergies – from terriers to sheepdogs and everything in between. In fact, more pups are affected than you might expect. For starters, more than 30% of all skin irritations in dogs and cats can be attributed to allergies. And last year we allergy tested more than 27 thousand pets from 59 different countries.

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Topics: Allergy Testing, Allergy Treatment, Pet Care

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