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You state he had allergy testing (skin sensitivity type) and no allergies were identified?
Was your dog on allergy medications of steroids or prednisone in the weeks before testing was done?
Is he on flea preventative?
I was hoping to get some responses to my request for more information but it doesn't seem like that is going to happen today, so let me give you my thoughts.
If your dog was on anithistimines like benadry or other antiinflammatory medication before taking the skin sensitivity allergy tests, then it is possible the results were not accurate. Read about this here:
If your dog was not on any medications prior to testing than it should have been accurate. The weeping fig plant might be the whole problem though since it can cause skin irritation and dermatitis. Since allergy testing was negative, I'd remove the weeping fig plant and discuss this with your vet.
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