Feline dermatology can be both frustrating as well as challenging and rewarding. A logical stepwise diagnostic plan and offering
flexible treatment options, is essential for a good outcome. Compounding pills into liquids or formulating transdermal preparations
for hard to pill cats is often helpful in ensuring compliance, especially when multiple medications are given. Referral to
a veterinary dermatologist for refractory or hard to manage cases before the disease has become chronic often leads to better
results. Although much progress has been made in the last 10-15 years, more effective and easier to administer treatment options
with fewer side effects are needed to further benefit our feline dermatology patients in the future.
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