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My dog is so itchy, but he doesn't have fleas!

So ‘Scruff’ has suddenly started scratching like a mad thing: waking you up in the middle of the night, not spending any time chasing his favourite toys but rather looking as though he’s dementedly about to chew his toes off or scratch his armpits out of existence… You get your magnifying glass out and search for those little jumping parasites, but try as you may, there just aren’t any and there’s no trace of flea dirt either? 765 more words

Apoquel vs. Atopica: a comparison of two medications to control atopic dermatitis in dogs

By Jon Plant, DVM, DACVD

Atopica® (cyclosporine) and Apoquel® (oclacitinib) are separate and distinct medications. Both are used for controlling the signs and symptoms of atopic dermatitis (“allergies”) in dogs. 747 more words

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Updated American Academy of Dermatology guidelines for the control and management of atopic dermatitis

The American Academy of Dermatology have recently updated their atopic dermatitis (adult & paediatric) guidelines across four articles, published in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology.   299 more words


Vitamin D significantly improves symptoms of winter-related atopic dermatitis in children


A study conducted in more than 100 Mongolian schoolchildren found that daily treatment with a vitamin D supplement significantly reduced the symptoms of winter-related atopic dermatitis, a type of eczema. 721 more words

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Don't Let TSW Keep You Down!

Brian is still in the “little” flare (increased at-rest itching, some shedding) that began at the end of July/beginning of August, but he’s not letting it keep him down. 229 more words

Journal Entries

Retrospective evaluation of Apoquel® (oclacitinib) for the treatment of 117 dogs with atopic dermatitis. Part 1: control of pruritus (itch).

We started hearing about a new drug to control the itch of allergic dermatitis and canine atopic dermatitis in dogs over 1 year of age at the Vancouver World Congress of Veterinary Dermatology. 454 more words

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