Atopic Dermatitis in Dogs
- August 19, 2022
- by BluePearl Science Team
BluePearl Specialty and Emergency Pet Hospital is currently seeking Golden Retrievers, Labrador Retrievers and West Highland White Terriers who have chronic skin issues or diagnosed canine atopic dermatitis to participate in a clinical study in partnership with Waltham Petcare Science Institute, Wisdom Health and VCA. The purpose of this study to understand the underlying causes of atopic dermatitis in dogs to improve diagnosis and treatment of this disorder.
This study is fully funded by Mars Petcare. Patients will be required to attend a single appointment where all study samples and clinical information will be collected. Enrolled dogs will undergo a full dermatology exam to ensure they are fit to take part in the study and to understand the extent of their clinical signs. Biological samples, including blood, skin swabs and feces, will be collected for each participant. Additionally, a complete blood count, biochemistry panel and thyroid test will be conducted free of charge to the client.
Duration of Study: One Visit
Utah – Midvale Participation Contact Elizabeth Layne at 801.871.0600.
Pennsylvania – Malvern Participation Contact Kevin Shanley at 610.296.2099.