Skin Diseases of the Dog provides the veterinary practitioner with a concise practical guide to common skin diseases in the dog, as well as newly discovered dermatoses. This work is designed as a reference handbook for use by the busy clinician in practice, as well as an aide memoire for the veterinary student. It contains many colour photographs of skin conditions and ectoparasites in the dog, including diagrams for parasite identification. Skin Diseases in thd Dog includes descriptions of clinical presentations and diagnosis especially those diagnostic techniques available to the veterinary surgeon within a practice environment. The book includes a chapter specifically dedicated to the diagnosis and management of otitis externa.
Table of contents
Introduction; Bacterial skin diseases; Fungal skin diseases; Viral, rickettsial and protozoal diseases; Parasitic skin diseases; Endocrine skin diseases; Otitis externa; Immunological skin diseases; Alopecia; Nutritional skin diseases; Congenital and hereditary skin diseases; Pigment abnormalities; Psychogenic skin diseases; Keratinisation defects; Miscellaneous skin diseases; Environmental skin diseases; Neoplastic and non-neoplastic tumours; Further reading; Index.