Dermatology

The dermatology service specializes in the evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of skin diseases all species of small, large and exotic animals with a commitment to providing patients and clients with excellent care and continuing support for treatment and management of animal dermatoses.

With an emphasis on dogs, cats and horses, the service provides diagnosis and treatment for environmental, food and flea allergies, ear conditions, infectious dermatitis, autoimmune, neoplastic and parasitic skin disorders.

The dermatology care team is led by two dedicated American College of Veterinary Dermatology (ACVD) board-certified faculty clinicians, two licensed residents specializing in the field of dermatology and a certified veterinary technician (CVT). 

Appointments are required for all non-emergency cases and can be scheduled by either the owner or referring veterinarian. An appointment coordinator is available Monday through Friday from 7:30am to 4:30pm CST by phone at (334) 844-4490. Visit the Bailey Small Animal Teaching Hospital webpage for additional information about referrals and scheduling appointments.

Conditions Treated

  • allergic skin diseases
  • auto-immune diseases (e.g. pemphigus, lupus, vasculitis, adverse drug reactions)
  • parasitic diseases (e.g. demodicosis, sarcoptes)
  • endocrinopathies (e.g. hypothyroidism, hyperadrenocorticism)
  • neoplastic conditions (e.g. cutaneous lymphoma, hemangioma, squamous cell carcinoma, cysts, hair follicle tumors)

Services Offered

  • Intradermal allergy testing for dogs, cats and horses to identify allergen-specific immunotherapies unique to the patient’s condition.
  • Equine patient consultations for recurrent airway obstruction (RAO) secondary to allergies.
    Skin biopsies to diagnose various bacterial and fungal diseases, as well as various immune-mediated, infectious and neoplastic diseases.
  • deep ear flushes
  • myringotomy
  • mass removal

Advanced Techniques & Equipment

  • Computed tomography (CT)- 24/7 access for emergencies
  • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)- 24/7 access for emergencies
  • Videotoscopy
  • Cryotherapy
  • CO2 surgical laser therapy

Learn More

Watch the videos below to learn more about the Auburn University veterinary dermatology service.

Dr. Amelia White discusses what to expect during your visit.

Dr. Amelia White discusses possible allergy symptoms your pet may exhibit.

Meet the Team

Missy Streicher, CVT

Contact

1220 Wire Road, Auburn, Alabama 36832

Small Animal Appointments: (334) 844-4690
Emergencies: (334) 844-4690

Pharmacy: (334) 844-6023
Referral Office: (334) 844-5230
Lab Results/Patient Discharges:  (334) 844-5298
Fax Number:  (334) 844-6034

Pay Invoice Online

All fees are due at time of service. Hospitalizations require a deposit at intake equal to half of the high estimate with remaining balance due at discharge. Owners will be notified of revised estimates due to additional necessary treatments or if additional charges for lab work, etc. are incurred after discharge. Payment accepted in the form of cash, check, MasterCard, Visa, American Express and Discover. Contact our Billing Office at (334) 844-4690 with any questions about your bill or for CareCredit assistance.

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