Welcome to All City Pet Care East - A Sioux Falls Animal Hospital

Many dogs (and some cats) suffer from allergies, just like we do.

There are 4 common types of allergies in dogs, however many dogs with allergies have more than 1 type:

  1. 1. Flea - Allergic response from the saliva of the flea.  Typically localized to the tail base area and back legs.
  2. 2. Inhalant - Inhaled dust, molds or pollens cause generalized itching (face, feet, abdomen, armpits, etc).  Symptoms may be seasonal.  Can occasionally see respiratory issues in addition to itching.
  3. 3. Food - Most commonly a sensitivity to the protein in the food.  Can produce a variety of symptoms including itching and digestive issues.
  4. 4. Contact - Caused by direct contact with allergen such as a chemical, fabric, etc.  Irritation most commonly seen on feet & stomach.

 

Identifying and treating allergies can be difficult and frustrating due to the number and combinations of allergens they can react to.

The following is Allergy Test Results from one of our clients...can you see why it can be difficult? 

Elm Mix, Ash Mix, Eastern Cottonwood, Oak Mix, Pine Mix, Box Elder, Poplar, Cedar Red, Willow, Mulberry, Walnut, Hickory, Quack Grass, Brome, Corn Pollen, Grass Mix 7, Timothy, Clover, Lamb's Quarter, Marsh Elder, Mugwort, Pigweed, English Plantain, Russian Thistle, Cocklebur, Histamine, Dock/Sorrel, Ragweek, Cotton, House Dust, Dust Mix, Mouse, Ant, Insect Mix, Human Dander.

There are many options for allergy treatment and we are lucky enough to have a Board Certifiied Veterinary Dermatology visit Sioux Falls once a month, which provides even more options.  Call today for an appointment to discuss your pet's itching and help your pet find relief.

Additional Resources can be found on the following websites:

McKeever Dermatology Clinics

American College of Veterinary Dermatology

 

You can also find more helpful information for your pets in our "Hot Topics"!

Located in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, All City Pet Care East is a full-service veterinary hospital specializing in the care and treatment of cats, dogs, and pocket-pets. Our team of experienced veterinarians and staff understand the important role your pet plays in your family, and we make it our goal to create a comfortable and friendly environment while you and your pet companion are in our care.

As a full-service vet hospital, our clinic offers a variety of procedures to accommodate any disease, illness, or medical issue that may develop with your beloved companion. Services we offer include wellness exams, vaccinations, dental care, dental X-ray, digital X-ray, microchipping, declaws, spays and neuters, grooming and boarding. We also offer canine reproductive services and access to an ultrasound specialist and board certified surgeon.

We are committed to the highest quality of veterinary medicine with a focus on the client education process. We are continually expanding upon our level of services to continue to ensure that we provide your companion with leading veterinary care. If you are new to our website, feel free to browse around and familiarize yourself with our doctors and staff, as well as the services and promotions we offer. We welcome your comments and suggestions. If you would like to schedule an appointment, give us a call on the number listed above or request an appointment online.

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