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The efficacy of oromucosal or sublingual immunotherapy in dogs

by Jon Plant, DVM, DACVD Two routes of administration may be used for allergen immunotherapy: subcutaneous injection or oromucosal  / sublingual.  The subcutaneous route has been in use in humans and animals for more than 50 years.  After an initial … Continue reading

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5 Tips for Better Skin Scrapings

What can I possibly teach you about that most basic test in veterinary dermatology, the skin scraping? Taking a skin scraping seems like a simple enough technique, yet at least once per month I am able to find a mite … Continue reading

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