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Welcome to Dermatology and Allergy Services for Animals        

If you live in the DC Metro area or surrounding region and need an experienced veterinary dermatologist to care for your pet– look no further. Dr. Bruce Hansen, DVM, Diplomate American College of Veterinary Dermatology and Dr. Judith Johnson, VMD are licensed veterinarians, specializing in veterinary dermatology. The health and well-being of your pets is important to us and we take every possible measure to give them the care they deserve.

Our doctors have years of experience treating serious skin conditions and allergies. Beyond first rate pet care, we make our clinic comfortable, friendly, and calm so your pet can relax in the waiting room and look forward to meeting our staff.

We are happy to offer a number of resources that enable you to learn how to take better care of your pets. Please feel free to browse our site, particularly the resources page. The best veterinary care requires ongoing education and problem prevention.  We strive to be at the forefront of veterinary dermatologic education and treatment.

If you have any questions, call 703-451-8900 or email us at [email protected]

At Dermatology and Allergy Services for Animals, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.

Dr. Bruce Hansen and Dr. Judith Johnson
Dermatology and Allergy Services for Animals

Meet Our Team

  • Bruce L. Hansen,
    Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Dermatology

    Dr. Hansen received his veterinary degree from the University of Missouri (1980). He completed his dermatology residency at the University of Pennsylvania, and is Board Certified by the American College of Veterinary Dermatology. He has served as Assistant Professor in Veterinary Dermatology at the University of Pennsylvania and founded Dermatology and Allergy Service for Animals in 1986. He is also a member of the American Academy of Veterinary Dermatology. He served as Dermatology Chairperson for the American Animal Hospital Association EXCEL committee (90-94). Dr. Hansen has authored numerous articles for veterinary journals and has spoken at numerous veterinary meetings all over the United States. Dr. Hansen is happily married with three children. In his spare time he enjoys officiating at swim meets.

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  • Dr. Judith M. Johnson, VMD .

    Dr. Johnson received her veterinary degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 1986. She has worked at Alexandria Animal Hospital for 14 years (1986-2000) and joined Dermatology and Allergy Service for Animals in 2010. She is a long time member of the American Academy of Veterinary Dermatology. Dr. Johnson is married and has two sons.  In her spare time, Dr. Johnson likes to garden and is an Executive Board Member of the Northern Virginia Swim League.


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Springfield - front desk hours


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