Nasopharyngeal Polyps in Cats

Ear disease isn’t that common in cats. Apart from infestation with ear mites (otodectes) which in my practice is most commonly seen in newly purchased kittens, otits externa, which is often seen in dogs, is only seen occasionally. Very often , when I am referred...

A Case of Primary Malassezia Dermatitis

We recently saw a rare case of Primary Malassezia (Yeast) Dermatitis in a young Dachshund. We often see this yeast causing infections as a secondary infection in cases of allergy but this case appeared to be a primary infection which is rare and mostly reported in...

2 Cases of Mast Cell Tumours

Mast Cell Tumour (MCT) on prepuce of Staffordshire Bull Terrier Mast Cell Tumour subdermal near axilla of Pekingese We recently had two different animals come in to the surgery in the same week with two differently appearing lesions on the skin which were both...


Cases of Demodicosis (Demodectic Mange) I regularly see dogs suffering with various presentations of demodicosis, a skin condition caused by the canine species of demodex mites. These mites are considered to be a normal part of the skin fauna, and it is thought that...

Freddie had squamous cell carcinoma

Here’s Freddie after his final check up after having both a ventral bulla osteotomy and a total ear canal ablation (TECA) for a chronic middle ear infection as a consequence of having a squamous cell carcinoma affecting the lower external ear canal. He’s done really...

Max had ear surgery

Review from Max’s owner – “Three year old Cavchon ‘Max’ had ear canal issues, on and off, for most of his life thus far. David at DermVet was tireless in researching and treating Max’s condition. Following several – unrelated...


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