A Technician’s Role in the Treatment of Demodex Patients

A Technician’s Role in the Treatment of Demodex Patients

Diagnosis of demodicosis depends on identifying Demodex mites in dermal samples. Read this article for tips on how to obtain and analyze diagnostic samples.

March/April 2017 | Volume 2, Issue 2

How to Recognize Autoimmune Skin Disease: Tips for Spotting Pemphigus Foliaceus

How to Recognize Autoimmune Skin Disease: Tips for Spotting Pemphigus Foliaceus

Pemphigus foliaceus (PF) is the most common autoimmune skin condition in dogs and cats. Timely diagnosis is essential. This article is intended to help the healthcare team narrow in on a diagnosis of PF at a patient’s initial presentation.

November/December 2016 | Volume 1, Issue 6

Taking the Bite out of Feline Mites

Taking the Bite out of Feline Mites

Besides fleas, lice, and ticks, a number of ectoparasites can affect cats. Veterinary technicians should be aware of the many ectoparasites that can cause skin disease in cats, be proficient in performing the necessary diagnostic tests, and understand the various available treatment options in order to educate cat owners.

March/April 2016 | Volume 1, Issue 2


Scratching the Surface of Allergies in Dogs

Pruritus—a classic sign of allergic disease—is a common complaint described by dog owners.

January/February 2016 | Volume 1, Issue 1