Is your dog just itchy or could he be allergic? Just like people, dogs can suffer skin allergies to environmental allergens such as pollen, dust mites, and insect bites. Check out our dematology-focused Pet Columns and learn more.

Got questions? Get more information on our dermatology FAQ page.

Dermatology and Otology

Skin conditions are often the result of your animal’s body reacting to environmental and internal stimuli and may be caused by many different things. That’s why it’s important to see a board-certified specialist in veterinary dermatology to formulate a plan to help your animal.

Our dermatology service will work with you, your primary veterinarian, and our diagnostic laboratory to diagnose your animal and treat underlying issue(s).


We treat a wide-range of dermatological issues. Common conditions include:


  • Allergic skin
  • Blistering skin
  • Ear
  • Nail and nail bed
  • Hormonal
  • Immune-mediated
  • Cushings
  • Thyroid


  • Pruritus (itching, chewing)
  • Excessive scaling or crusting
  • Hair loss
  • Seborrhea (greasy skin)
  • Skin cancers
  • Bacterial skin infections
  • Fungal skin infections

Meet the Dermatology and Otology Faculty

Jason Pieper