The veterinary technician's role: Dermatology & parasitoloy (Sponsored by Lilly)



"My pet is itchy"—it's the most common reason clients visit a veterinary clinic. Flea allergy dermatitis is the most common dermatologic disease of dogs. As a veterinary technician, you need to understand why managing flea bites is so important for allergic dogs—so you can relate this important information to clients.

Blood feeding & flea allergy dermatitis
Michael W. Dryden, DVM, MS, PhD Department of Diagnostic Medicine-Pathobiology Kansas State University Manhattan, Kan.

Flea bites cause FAD
Peter J. Ihrke, VMD, DACVD School of Veterinary Medicine University of California-Davis Davis, Calif.

A technician's role in dermatologic exams
Kim Horne, AAS, CVT Veterinary Medical Center University of Minnesota St. Paul, Minn.