TUSTIN, Calif., Nov. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Animal Dermatology Clinic Tustin is proud to announce that Dr. Kimberly Lo has achieved Diplomate status and joins the ranks of nearly 300 board-certified veterinary dermatologists in the United States. To achieve board certification in dermatology, a licensed veterinarian must complete a three-year residency teaching program, publish original research in the field of animal dermatology, and pass a rigorous two-day exam. Dr. Kimberly Lo completed her bachelor's degree at UC San Diego and graduated in 2012 from the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine. Prior to accepting a residency position at Animal Dermatology Clinic, she completed a one-year rotating internship at VCA San Francisco Veterinary Specialists. Her special interests include both allergies and autoimmune skin diseases. She currently sees cases in our Tustin, Mission Viejo and Ontario clinics. Dr. Lo obtained her Diplomate status with the American College of Veterinary Dermatology (ACVD) in November 2016. "I am so happy to now be a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Dermatology (ACVD), and am eternally grateful for the support from my family, friends, mentors, and fellow residents over these past few years. It is very exciting to begin a new chapter in my career. It still does not feel real, but I am looking forward to what the future holds," comments Dr. Kimberly Lo of Animal Dermatology Clinic Tustin. The American College of Veterinary Dermatology (ACVD) is the official specialty organization accredited by the American College of Veterinary Medical Association which maintains the high standards and post-graduate training and certification in veterinary dermatology. About Animal Dermatology Clinic Founded in 1980 by Dr. Craig Griffin, Animal Dermatology Clinic (ADC), was the first private practice approved for a residency program by the American College of Veterinary Dermatology (ACVD). Over the last 30 years, there have been over twenty board certified veterinary dermatologists that have successfully completed residencies through ADC's formal program. Expansion efforts to treat veterinary dermatology cases have included fourteen full-time clinics and over thirty satellite locations throughout the United States, Australia and New Zealand. In September 2016, ADC announced accreditation of their residency teaching program at Massey University, Palmerston North in New Zealand to continue with their world-renowned advancement in veterinary dermatology including ear diseases and allergies. To learn more, please visit our website at www.animaldermatology.com.