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 10am-3pm

Appointments: Tuesday-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.

CT and Video-Otoscopy
CT and 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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Jul16

DCA to offer CT scans!

Beginning in August, DCA to offer CT scans

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Jun29

Welcome Dr. Lam!

DCA Hires New Board Certified Dermatologist

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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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American College of Veterinary Dermatology

Meet the Doctor: Dr. Lam


Dr. Lam is an Adjunct Professor of Dermatology for the Washington State College of Veterinary Medicine and also teaches the dermatology lecture course at the St. George's University in the Caribbean.  She has spent the last 5 years as a Clinical Assistant Professor at Tufts University, training students, residents and interns, as well as performing research in the field of canine allergy.  She is board certified in veterinary dermatology and has 11 years of veterinary experience.
 

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Dr. Mel was extremely kind, very knowledgeable and patient

Sheila Hollars Berea, KY