GUIDE TO SKIN AND HAIRCOAT PROBLEMS IN DOGS
Canine dermatitis and other skin diseases in dogs are the main reasons or trips to the veterinarian. In a Guide to Skin and Haircoat Problems in Dogs, author Dr. Lowell Ackerman, DVM, provides explanations of symptoms, causes and uggests treatments for many skin problems in dogs, and hair loss in dogs. In-depth, the Guide to Skin and Haircoat Problems in Dogs is not a medical text, but an ideal reference for dog breeders, dog groomers, dog trainers and for anyone wanting serious information on dog skin problems. Learn from an expert in canine dermatology.
GET THE ANSWERS TO SKIN PROBLEMS IN DOGS
• Are inhalant allergies genetically inherited?
• My dog has demodectic mange – will her puppies be affected?
• Does a low thyroid hormone test mean my dog has hypothyroidism?
• Is the low thyroid causing coat problems?
• Why is it so difficult to find out what is making my dog itch?
• Why look at 'clinical signs' instead of symptoms?
• What is canine dermatology?
Trade paperback, 6 x 9, 192 pages, illustrated, glossary, appendix, additional reading, index
AUTHOR LOWELL ACKERMAN, D.V.M.
Lowell Ackerman is a board-certified veterinary dermatologist with practices in Mesa and Phoenix, Arizona and Thornhill, Ontario. He completed his residence program in dermatology with the American College of Veterinary Dermatology at Cornell University, Texas A&M University, Louisiana State University, Mississippi State University and at clinics in Dallas, Boston, Cincinnati and the Canadian Academy of Veterinary Dermatology. He is a member of the American Academy of Veterinary Dermatology, Academy of Veterinary Nutrition, the College of Veterinarians of Ontario, the Canadian Veterinary Medical Association and the Dog Writers' Association of America, Canada and Europe. Dr. Ackerman has lectured extensively on the subject of veterinary dermatology across the United States, Canada and Europe.
GUIDE TO SKIN AND HAIRCOAT PROBLEMS IN DOGS CONTENTS
• Understanding Dermatology
• Bacterial and fungal infections
• Parasites affecting the skin
• Keratinization disorders (seborrhea)
• Immune-mediated skin diseases
• Endocrine (hormonal) skin problems
• Skin tumors
• Breed-related skin diseases
• Color plates
• Miscellaneous skin problems
• Appendix A
• Appendix B
• Appendix C
• Additional reading
REVIEWS FOR A GUIDE TO SKIN AND HAIRCOAT PROBLEMS IN DOGS
"I heartily recommend this book to owners and breeders alike."
– Heather Seigel, Good Dog
". . . jam-packed with vital information that every dog owner and breeder will find invaluable."
– The Flatiron Press
"It covers hundreds of skin problems, offers a glossary of terms and suggests treatments and preventive measures."
– Pet Age Magazine
"This is an excellent book on dermatology and as about 50 percent of visits to your friendly veterinarian encompass some type of skin problem, it makes an important addition to your dog library."
– Art Beaman, Boning Up