Dermatology

Offering daytime veterinary dermatology
services from our Watertown location

347 Main St
Watertown, MA 02472

Mon-Thur 7:30am-3:30
Fri: 7:30am-1:00pm every other week 

Call now: 617-744-9540

About this specialty service

Care for your pet’s skincare needs with PetMedic: we teamed up with Dr. Christine McKinney Zewe, DVM, DACVD to offer much-needed veterinary dermatology in Watertown, Massachusetts. The dermatological practice is open during the week and does not overlap with PetMedic’s urgent care services.

Our dermatology services

We treat many dermatology-related issues including (but not limited to) the following:

  • Comprehensive management of allergic skin disease, including medical management, allergy testing and immunotherapy, and food allergy management
  • Treatment of bacterial skin infections, including methicillin-resistant and multi-drug resistant strains
  • Treatment of fungal dermatitis
  • Skin biopsies
  • Cryotherapy
  • Video otoscopy
  • Management of otitis externa and otitis media
  • Diagnosis and treatment of metabolic disorders affecting the skin
  • Diagnosis and treatment of immune-mediated skin and claw disease
  • Diagnosis and management of endocrinopathies affecting the skin
  • Diagnosis and management of alopecia and disorders of hair growth
  • Other areas of expertise include: keratinization disorders, hereditary skin disease, cutaneous drug reactions, parasitic skin disease, viral skin disease, and cutaneous neoplasia.
  • Comprehensive management of allergic skin disease, including medical management, allergy testing and immunotherapy, and food allergy management
  • Treatment of bacterial skin infections, including methicillin-resistant and multi-drug resistant strains
  • Treatment of fungal dermatitis
  • Skin biopsies
  • Cryotherapy
  • Video otoscopy
  • Management of otitis externa and otitis media
  • Diagnosis and treatment of metabolic disorders affecting the skin
  • Diagnosis and treatment of immune-mediated skin and claw disease
  • Diagnosis and management of endocrinopathies affecting the skin
  • Diagnosis and management of alopecia and disorders of hair growth
  • Other areas of expertise include: keratinization disorders, hereditary skin disease, cutaneous drug reactions, parasitic skin disease, viral skin disease, and cutaneous neoplasia.

Our Team

Meet Dr. McKinney Zewe

Dr. McKinney Zewe comes to PetMedic with a wealth of knowledge and experience. Dr. “Z” attended veterinary school at Louisiana State University (LSU), and stayed at the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine to complete a year-long internship in Companion Animal Medicine and Surgery. She subsequently completed her residency in Dermatology at the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University and was accepted as a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Dermatology in 2017. She has been in private practice in the New England area since completion of her residency.