Pet Dermatology & Allergy Care
in the Hamptons and East End of Long Island
At Westhampton Beach Animal Hospital, we understand that environmental allergies in dogs are a common issue, and our experienced team is here to help. Don't let your pet suffer, we'll provide compassionate care and effective solutions to relieve your pet's allergies and improve their quality of life.
Frequently Asked Questions
How can I tell if my pet has allergies?
Allergies in pets can manifest in various ways. Common signs of allergies in pets may include sneezing, a runny or stuffy nose, facial pain from nasal congestion, coughing, chest tightness, shortness of breath, and wheezing. Pets with allergies may also experience watery, red, or itchy eyes, as well as skin rash or hives.
How do you diagnose pet allergies?
Allergy testing can identify triggers for your pet's symptoms. Options include Intradermal or blood testing. Our experienced team will guide you in choosing the best testing option for your pet's suspected allergies.
How do you treat pet allergies?
At Westhampton Beach Animal Hospital, we offer personalized treatment plans for pets with allergies. Depending on the type and severity of the allergy, we may prescribe antihistamines and corticosteroids to reduce symptoms such as sneezing, runny nose, coughing, and skin rash. If we suspect a food allergy, we may recommend assessing your pet's diet and making appropriate changes. It's important to note that every pet's treatment plan is unique, and we will work closely with you to tailor a plan that best fits your pet's needs.