Veterinary Dermatology

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). Dr. Andrea Cannon, WestVet Veterinary Dermatology offers the highest level of care for your petWestVet 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 1Dr. Andrea Cannon provides Veterinary Dermatology specialty care to pets in Idaho.
  • 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.

New patients, your may access the WestVet veterinary dermatology form, click HERE. 

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