Fighting allergies with tailored treatment of your dog’s itchy, inflamed skin

Pruritis or itching is the most common skin condition affecting our faithful canine friends. And allergies are the most common source of itchy skin among our dog patients. The top three allergens or “triggers” responsible for distressing and life-altering symptoms are:  Fleas Food ingredients Environmental/household sources; for instance, dust mites It is essential for Pavilion Crossing Animal Hospital & Grooming to identify the allergen accurately. Only then can Dr. Keshava Eega and our team in Riverview move beyond symptom relief to effectively treat the root cause of the itching and inflammation for our patients in Wesley Chapel and greater west-central Florida. Doing so promotes long-term comfort and … Continue reading

Protect your pet’s hair, skin, and nails to support their overall health

Dr. Keshava Eega takes a special interest in wellness exams and preventive care. Our dermatology services at Pavilion Crossing Animal Hospital & Grooming in Riverview, Florida, support your pet’s sustained health and wellness.  The health of the skin, hair, and nails is linked to dogs’ and cats’ overall health and quality of life in several ways:  The skin is your pet’s largest organ. It helps to regulate their body temperature, protect internal organs, and aid in their ability to feel pain and other sensations. When the skin is damaged, it affects your pet’s comfort. It also makes them vulnerable to complications that can … Continue reading

Protecting against parasitic threats to your dog’s skin health and well-being

Skin problems are extremely common among our canine friends. Like us, dogs, too, may have many potential “sources” of itchy, red, and inflamed skin — from irritating substances to food allergies. Additionally, your best pup may be suffering from external parasites.  Our talented veterinarians and staff at Pavilion Crossing Animal Hospital in Riverview, Florida, proactively rule out and zero in on the causes of your pet’s distressing behaviors and symptoms.  With accurate diagnoses, we can effectively and quickly prevent potential damage to the skin (and secondary infections). Furthermore, if parasites are to blame, we can advise on prevention and good habits to protect … Continue reading

Is your dog suffering from skin allergies?

Like people, dogs are susceptible to allergies that can irritate their skin. If you notice your furry friend scratching, biting, or chewing on their skin more than normal, they could be suffering from allergies. Various irritants can trigger allergies in dogs, including food, plants, dust, pollen, and fleas. At Pavilion Crossing Animal Hospital in Riverview, Florida, your pet can receive skin allergy treatment to relieve them of irritating symptoms. Causes of pet skin conditions Food, flea bites, and elements in your pet’s environment are some of the most common causes of allergic skin reactions in dogs. Food allergies can trigger … Continue reading

Pet Skin Care and How to Help Your Dog Avoid Summertime Skin Conditions

Your dog likely loves many of the same summertime activities you do. The bonds formed between you and your pet as you make wonderful outdoor memories are truly special. Basking in that summertime sun is healthy but, just like with people, your dog’s skin being exposed outside could lead to some troublesome issues or even life-threatening conditions. Hot spots, bacterial infections, external parasites (fleas and mites), and allergies to material in the air can all lead to skin problems for your dog. Those looking for a team they can trust in Riverview, Florida, go to see Dr. Keshava Eega and … Continue reading

Veterinary Dermatology Care in Riverview, FL

We love our pets and hate to see them in pain or discomfort, and when skin issues become a problem, a vet is the best solution. For those looking for veterinary dermatology care in Riverview, FL, Pavilion Crossing Animal Hospital & Grooming and Dr. Keshava Eega are a great choice. What is Veterinary Dermatology? Much like humans have a dermatologist specializing in the skin and caring for the skin and its various ailments, there are also veterinary specialists that care for the skin and the skin health of our pets. This type of professional deals with skin disease, skin disorder, … Continue reading

Pet Dermatology Services Riverview FL: How We Reduce Your Fears About Dermatology Treatments

Cats and dogs suffer from many different skin conditions that affect their health. We have Pet Dermatology Services at Pavilion Crossing Animal Hospital located in Riverside, FL for dogs and cats that will put your mind at ease. Dog and cats get bacterial infections, fleas, mites, moist dermatitis, food, and environmental allergies. When you call about skin problems, we will make an appointment for you to come in for a checkup for your dog or cat because we take this very seriously. Some of the top reasons owners bring in their dogs or cats are skin infections, lumps, and bumps … Continue reading

Meet Pavilion Crossing Animal Hospital

Dr. Keshava Eega
Pavilion Crossing Animal Hospital

Dr. Keshava Eega moved to the United States in 2003 to further his passion for practicing high-quality and modern veterinary medicine in a challenging environment. Having graduated from the College of Veterinary Science in Hyderabad, India, he then completed his Master’s in Animal Science and the North American Veterinary Licensing Exam in 2006. Dr. Eega then completed his clinical rotations at the Louisiana State University, School of Veterinary Medicine and subsequently obtained his license to practice Veterinary Medicine in the state of Florida. Dr. Eega possesses thirteen years of experience in corporate practice in Orlando as both an Associate Veterinarian and a Lead Doctor. Through the course of his tenure, he has gained vast and widespread experience and exposure in both the practice of high-quality veterinary medicine and soft tissue surgeries. He also possesses professional interests in preventive care, senior pet care, skin cases, nutrition, behavior and wellness exams, particularly for both cats and dogs. Dr. Eega also possesses Fear Free certification which enables him to rid pets, owners and even veterinary health care teams of fear, stress, and anxiety. Hence, in the hands of Dr. Eega, you can be assured that your pet receives modern, customized care in a comfortable environment!

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