Seattle's Premier
Dermatology Center for Animals

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About Dermatology Center for Animals

DCA was established to provide Seattle pet owners with the only veterinary dermatology and allergy specialty center.

DCA is also partnered with the Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine and helps train senior veterinary students.

We are conveniently located in South Lake Union, two blocks North of REI, with free parking available.

Hours of operation: Monday-Saturday 9am-5pm

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Our Core Services

At DCA, we specialize in the diagnosis and management of skin and ear infections, allergies, endocrine diseases, hair loss disorders, auto-immune and cancerous skin conditions, laser surgical procedures and much more. Explore our services and contact us to schedule an appointment.

Video-Otoscopy
Video-Otoscopy

Each exam room is equipped with video-otoscopy so that clients can see the structures and health of their pet's ear canals.

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Allergy Testing
Allergy Testing

Allergies generally cause itching. The offending allergens can be pollens, molds, household allergens, insects, or foods.

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Laser Surgery
Laser Surgery

DCA is equipped with the most advanced CO2 laser, which can be used for the removal of various skin and ear masses...

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Apr21

NAVDF Conference - Adjusted hours

Adjusted hours for April 27th - 29th

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Jan15

Monday office hours!

We're now available Monday through Saturday!

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American College of Veterinary Dermatology

Meet the Doctor: Dr. Mel

Dr. Mel is an Adjunct Professor of Dermatology for the Washington State College of Veterinary Medicine.  He attended and graduated veterinary school from the Universidad Autonoma de Baja California, Mexicali, Mexico in 2007.  He is board certified in veterinary dermatology.  Dr. Mel has 8 years of veterinary experience. He worked in a large private practice hospital in the Los Angeles area before beginning a one year internship, followed by a 3 year residency in veterinary dermatology at the University of Tennessee.

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Dr. Mel is highly educated, well spoken, confident, and has a friendly demeanor

Victoria Ho Renton, WA