A veterinary dermatologist is a licensed veterinarian who has completed extensive training in the discipline of dermatology and who has been board certified by the American College of Veterinary Dermatology (ACVD). WestVet 24 hour Animal Emergency and Specialty center is delighted to offer the services of Dr. Andrea Cannon, board certified Veterinary Dermatologist.
Veterinary dermatologists diagnose and treat cats and dogs with benign and malignant disorders of the skin, mouth, hair, and nails. These specialists have expertise in a wide variety of advanced diagnostic testing procedures which may include: microscopic examinations of skin biopsy specimens, allergy tests, cytological smears, potassium hydroxide preparations, fungal cultures, microbiological examinations of skin scrapings and secretions.
Dr. Andrea Cannon will be seeing patients in 2014 at WestVet on the following dates:
- June 30, July 1
- July 21, 22
- August 21, 22
- September 11, 12
- October 2,3
- October 23,24
- November 13, 14
- December 11, 12
Please call (208) 375-1600 for an appointment.
Veterinary dermatological treatment methods such as cryosurgery, laser surgery, nail surgery, excisional surgery, biopsy techniques, and externally applied or injected medications may be used to resolve the following ailments:
• Infectious or Non-Infectious Skin Disease: yeast or bacterial infections
• Parasitic Skin Disease: skin mites, demodex mange, and scabies
• Autoimmune Diseases: systemic lupus, erythematous, and pemphigous
• Allergy and Allergy-Induced Skin Diseases: internal malignancy and hepatocutaneous syndrome