My primary research interests include endocrine and other non-inflammatory alopecic
disorders of dogs and epidemiology and treatment of methicillin resistant staphylococcal



Treatment of alopecia X with medroxyprogesterone acetate (with J B. Watson), Veterinary Dermatology (2013)

BackgroundAlopecia X is a common cause of noninflammatory alopecia in Pomeranian dogs. In the past,...



A molecular technique for the detection and differentiation of Demodex mites on cats (with S A. Kania, K Chung, and R Brahmbhatt), Veterinary Dermatology (2013)


Demodex gatoi causes a pruritic dermatitis in cats. Diagnosis requires the demonstration of mites...



PCR amplification and DNA sequencing of Demodex injai from otic secretions of a dog (with R A. Brahmbhatt and Stephen A. Kania), Veterinary Dermatology (2013)

BACKGROUND: The identification of Demodex mites from dogs is usually based on morphology and location....



Meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus pseudintermedius: clinical challenge and treatment options (with A Loeffler), Veterinary Dermatology (2012)

Meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus pseudintermedius (MRSP) has emerged as a major therapeutic challenge for small animal veterinarians...



Treatment outcome of dogs with meticillin-resistant and meticillin-susceptible Staphylococcus pseudintermedius pyoderma (with J Bryan, Barton W. Rohrbach, L J. Burgette, C L. Cain, and David A. Bemis), Veterinary Dermatology (2012)

BACKGROUND: The prevalence of meticillin- and multidrug-resistant Staphylococcus pseudintermedius (MRSP) in canine pyoderma has been...


Contributions to Books

Endocrine and metabolic diseases, Muller and Kirk’s Small Animal Dermatology (2013)

Alopecia. Non-inflammatory – dogs., Blackwell’s Five-Minute Veterinary Consult: Canine and Feline (2011)

Alopecia, Textbook of Veterinary Internal Medicine (2010)