Dermatology and Allergies

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20 06, 2013

About VRCC: Colorado’s Specialty Veterinary Hospital & 24 Hour Emergency Care

At VRCC (Veterinary Referral Center of Colorado) we are dedicated to providing the best healthcare available for your pets. VRCC is Colorado’s largest veterinary hospital that is home to some of the world’s leading veterinary specialists.  Our facility is comprised of 8 specialty departments including: Cardiology, Dermatology/Allergy, Emergency & Critical Care, Internal Medicine, Neurology/Neurosurgery, Oncology/Radiation [...]

20 03, 2013

Spring has sprung! And so have pet allergies…

It’s the first day of spring in Colorado, and forecasters say we are in for not only an early and severe allergy season, but veterinarians say it’s going to affect pets as much as people. VRCC has an extensive team of board-certified veterinary dermatologists, who provide a variety of services involving all diseases of the [...]

24 05, 2010

Help, I have a Hot Spot!

In Emergency medicine we don't tend to see many acute dermatology cases.  Most skin issues can wait until the family veterinarian is available for treatment.  One exception is a nasty "hot spot".  Hots spots can worsen dramatically in a few short hours and it is in the animals best interest to start treatment as soon [...]

15 06, 2009

The Case of the Swollen Face

Did you know? We had the cutest little miniature pinscher come into our hospital tonight with a swollen face. Poor thing was miserable and tried to hide his head as I brought him back to the Critical Care Unit of our hospital. Since there was no visible wound the first suspicion for this type of [...]