We offer a wide range of veterinary dermatological services to keep your
companions feeling their best:
AVSAC, which includes a highly skilled veterinary technical staff and a friendly client care coordinator,
is dedicated to working closely with the client and family veterinarian to provide a variety of services including
consultation, extensive client education, and progressive, advanced, state-of-the-art diagnostic and treatment
options for all diseases of the skin, coat, ears, oral cavity and nails including those due to allergic, infectious,
parasitic, hormonal, immune mediated (autoimmune), congenital, keratinization, neoplastic, idiopathic and
nutritional causes. Improved skin, coat, ear and nail health results in improved quality of life for pets and their
families. We use the most advanced methods to diagnose and treat skin, hair, ear and nail conditions in animals.
Treatment options are discussed in detail with the client so that the best possible therapeutic and management
plan can be developed and implemented for your pet. Digital photography is used in many cases for record
keeping purposes (becomes a part of the medical record) and to evaluate the patient's progress.
Some of the state-of-the-art diagnostics offered are:
- Intradermal allergy testing (IDST) /
- allergen-specific immunotherapy
- (allergy shots)
- video otoscopy (specialized ear exams)
- laser and/or cryosurgery
- diagnositic biopsy and surgical removal of masses and tumors
- skin and otic (ear) cytologies and cultures
- evaluation for metabolic, hormonal, and autoimmune skin diseases
Surgical Services: Our state-of-the-art surgical suite provides for the performance of surgical procedures
specific to dermatologic conditions.
Anesthesia: We utilize the safest available anesthetics to provide an extra margin of safety, especially for
our older or high-risk patients. Using the most modern equipment, the patient's vital signs are monitored during
all anesthetic procedures.
Pharmacy: We maintain a complete inventory of pharmaceuticals, vitamins, shampoos, flea and tick control
products to meet the needs of your pet's dermatological conditions. We also carry hypoallergenic prescription diets.