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Max the itchy scratchy lab and Apoquel

Max came to see us when he was about 18 months old with persistent itching and scratching. Max would rub his body along the cement, lick, bite and chew his legs and feet, scratch his ears and have bald patches and sores on his body from incessant scratching. Max also had the misfortune of passing […]

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Malassezia Dermatitis

Malassezia pachydermatis is a yeast that is commonly found on certain areas of the skin of healthy dogs. In dogs that suffer from other skin conditions, for example flea allergy dermatitis, food allergies, atopy (allergy to air born antigens) or hormonal upsets, malasezzia organisms can overgrow and cause inflamed oily scaly itchy skin and ears […]

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