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Information for Veterinarians

Phone and Email Consultations

If you would like consultation on a case, you can call our consult line at (970) 297-4463. In most cases, one of our dermatologists will get back to you within 48 business hours. You also may email us your consult questions and pictures of your case at derm@colostate.edu.

Drug Withdrawals for Skin Allergy Testing

Important: To properly perform skin testing it is important for your client to withhold certain medications from their pet before their appointment. If you are unsure if intradermal testing is appropriate for your patient, please do not hesitate to connect via phone or email.
 
​Drug ​Withdrawal Time Prior to Testing
​Injectable steroids ​8 weeks
​Steroids (oral) ​4-6 weeks
​Antihistamines ​2 weeks
​Essential fatty acids ​2 weeks
​Topical steroid products ​2 weeks
​Pramoxine containing conditioners ​2 weeks
​Cyclosporine & antibiotics No withdrawal required
 

Do You Offer Clinical Trials I Can Refer My Clients To?

Yes, we often offer clinical trials! Please view our hospital's Clinical Trials listing to see if there is one that is right for your client.

Do You Offer Learning Opportunities for Veterinarians?

Our hospital offers Continuing Education opportunities courses for veterinarians to assist with professional development.

Thank you for your trust in our case and services. We look forward to working with you in the future.

 

 Check Today's Pollen Count

 

Pollen can aggravate your pet's skin issues and allergies. View your Local Pollen Count so you can be prepared.


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Contact Us:
Colorado State University
Veterinary Teaching Hospital
300 West Drake Road
Fort Collins, Colorado, 80523

Phone:
(970) 297-5000

Fax:
(970) 297-1205

Appointments:
(970) 297-5000