Itchy Dog? Try Canine Immunotherapy From Your Local Veterinarian In Greenfield
Our Greenfield veterinarian has recently introduced canine immunotherapy itch treatment at our animal clinic and is seeing excellent results. This new advancement in the field of pet dermatology treats canine atopic dermatitis or hay fever. Canine hay fever involves an over-reaction of the immune system and immunotherapy provides a solution for dogs that have found little relief from previous veterinary itching treatments, or have developed side effects from the standard treatments.
Canine Immunotherapy at Our Greenfield Veterinarian
For your dog, itchy skin isn’t just uncomfortable and nerve-wracking; it can lead to red, broken skin and infection. Canine immunotherapy dermatology treatment is allergen-specific, so our vet must diagnose your dog at our animal clinic and determine if the injection is the proper medical option.
This itch treatment is an injectable medicine that can stop or drastically reduce your pet’s itchy skin. The medication only works with dogs and treats the itching symptom specifically. You may also need special dog shampoo, antihistamine medication or additional measures recommended by our Greenfield veterinarian. Our vet may need to adjust your dog's dosage and the frequency of immunotherapy injections. Results may take several weeks to reach an optimal level.
Canine Atopic Dermatitis Symptoms
Frequent itching and scratching
Red, moist, irritated or bleeding skin, from scratching
Irritation may be most noticeable on the face and paws
Recurring ear infection
Some dogs have a runny nose or watery eyes
If your dog is showing signs of hay fever (atopic dermatitis) or if you notice itching only, our vet in Greenfield can provide the appropriate diagnosis and medications to help your pet feel better. Flea control may be especially important for dogs with hay fever, so please consistently use a vet-recommended type.
Calm Your Dog's Itchy Skin at our Animal Clinic in Greenfield
If your dog's itching is making him or her miserable, contact Greenfield Veterinary Clinic in Greenfield. We provide dog, cat, and small animal pet care serving Oak Creek and the Greater Milwaukee area. Also including Cudahy, Greendale, Hales Corners, Franklin, Racine, South Milwaukee and more. Call us at 414-282-5230 today. We look forward to meeting you and your furry friend!