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Dr. David Duclos received his Bachelor of Science degree in biology and chemistry from St. Martin’s College, in Lacey, Washington, and earned his degree in Veterinary Medicine (cum laude) from Washington State University, in Pullman, Washington. After graduation, he engaged in private clinical practice in Forks, Washington, before going to the University of Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia, for his veterinary dermatology residency. In 1991, he achieved Diplomate status with the American College of Veterinary Dermatology, becoming a board certified veterinary dermatologist. That same year, Dr. Duclos moved back to the Northwest to become the owner of the Animal Skin and Allergy Clinic, near Mill Creek, Washington.
In addition to clinical practice, Dr. Duclos has contributed to the advancement of veterinary dermatology through his research and teaching. He has authored many articles, book chapters, and scientific papers on various subjects within the specialty and he is a frequent lecturer on continuing education programs to veterinarians and their staff locally in the Northwest as well as throughout the United States, Canada, and Europe. Dr. Duclos is one of the leading experts in the training and clinical use of C02 laser surgery in veterinary dermatology and is also recognized for his skill in clinical photography, with many veterinary dermatologists using his photographs in their lectures and publications.
Washington State University School of Veterinary Medicine
University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine
Dr. Duclos’ pioneering work led to the discovery of interdigital follicular cysts as one of the causes of pododermatitis in dogs, and he developed a special procedure using the C02 laser to help cure the cause of this condition. He has published several papers and has given many veterinarians hands-on training in these breakthrough surgical techniques.