Cathy F Curtis

RCVS-Recognised Specialist in Veterinary Dermatology, Skin Specialist Vet Service, c/o Chestnut Vets, 1 Hoe Lane, Ware, Herts SG12 9LS

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Pruritus in dogs and cats part 2: allergic causes of pruritus and the allergic patient

In modern general practice, because of regular use of efficient ectoparasiticides, the main cause of ectoparasite-linked pruritus likely to be encountered is a hypersensitivity to flea saliva, as...

Pruritus in dogs and cats part 1: what is pruritus and how do we approach the pruritic patient?

It is worth emphasising that pruritus in a patient can be the result of several co-existing pruritogenic processes combining together to push the individual over what is known as the pruritic...