Managing atopic dermatitis in dogs

01 Oct 2020

Honey, L.

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This article deals with a common problem seen in practice and provides a very natural and practical approach to this

Atopic dermatitis is a genetically predisposed inflammatory and pruritic skin disease which is difficult to manage due to the many patient and client factors that need to be considered, says Natalie Barnard in an article in this month’s issue of In Practice. She explains that it requires lifelong management and that it is vital that vets and owners work together to get the best clinical outcome for each patient (p 438). The article has been selected as the editor’s choice by our senior clinical editor, Stephen Baines, who said: ‘This article deals with a common problem seen in practice and provides a very natural and practical approach to this. The use of questions that will probably be on the mind of any clinician managing patients with this condition...