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I am sorry to hear that Pooch is uncomfortable. Certainly itchiness can be frustrating. It sounds like you have been pretty thorough in addressing his problem. He may have dry skin from frequent bathing so now that you know he does not have fleas you do not need to continue bathing him. It will take time for his natural oil to come back and moisturize his skin. You can also try adding a fatty acid supplement to his diet. This comes in the form of flax oil, salmon oil, vitamin E supplements or a commercially prepared supplement such as SnipTips, Derm Caps, Missing Link or Seameal. If this does not help after 6-8 weeks or if you notice that he has lesions on his skin or is missing fur, I recommend consulting with your veterinarian or seeking the advice of a veterinary dermatologist as there may be allergy issues causing his itchiness.
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