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She has a skin infection like this dog, but it seemed to

She has a skin infection like this dog, but it seemed to spread. We have tried antiseptic for dogs, tea tree oil, anti fungal, and coconut oil. The coconut oil seems to work the best. But as I said it seems to be climbing up her sides leaving her belly area.JA: I'm sorry to hear that. There are all sorts of infestations the dog can pick up. I'll have you talk to the Veterinarian who'll sort out what is wrong and help you decide what to do about it. What is the dog's name and age?Customer: Her name is***** is 2 years old. She's a miniature pinscherJA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Rue?Customer: No.

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My border collie, 7 or 8, male is loosing daily loads and

My border collie, 7 or 8, male is loosing daily loads and loads of the fine fur (unJA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the Border collie's name and age?Customer: 7 0r 8 all the fine hair underneath the main fur and is getting bold at one place on his backJA: How old is 7?Customer: ?? 7 or 8 years olsJA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about 7?Customer: he also has a kind of exzem around his penis

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My dog has a growth on her left front paw at the distal

My dog has a growth on her left front paw at the distal joint She licks it raw. My vet said it is a nervous habit, much like nail biting and needs no treatment. I'm concerned.JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Some lumps are serious and some aren't. Let's see what the Veterinarian has to say. Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about your dog?Customer: She is a rescue, but I've had her for 5 years. She remains nervous around strangers, but is very loving with our family.

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She is itching and smells even after a bath. What can I use

She is itching and smells even after a bath. What can I use to help her with her odor and scratching?JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Using the wrong medication for fleas can be dangerous. You should definitely talk to the Veterinarian. What is the dog's name and age?Customer: Scout and she is 13JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Scout?Customer: No

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My dog is scratching all the time. I check him it is not

My dog is scratching all the time. I check him it is not fleas He get NexGard once a month. Could it be mites he sleeps with me, I am not scratching. He has a vet appt. in Jan. I would just like to know now. so I maybe able to treat him. Do you have any Idea what it could be. I have been washing him every week with a condichanorits not working. Sorry I have a miss spelled word.JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Could be a lot of things that cause lethargy. The Veterinarian will know how to help your dog. What is the dog's name and age?Customer: His name is*****: How old is Casey?Customer: Sorry, 7JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Casey?Customer: Not to my knowledge.

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We have a male Australian shepherd with coarse hair; he

We have a male Australian shepherd with coarse hair; he scratches incessantly and his skin is scarlet red and some times even bloody. We bathe him, keep his bedding clean, and within a week of whatever shampoo we use, he is back to scratching. We have switched his food to the Blue Wolf brand and at times we have given him coconut oil. In the summer especially his skin becomes scabby. Nothing works. We did take him several years ago to a vet who said he did not have mange. What is the best product to ease his pain and is this curable?JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Using the wrong medication for fleas can be dangerous. You should definitely talk to the Veterinarian. What is the dog's name?Customer: The dog's name is Ollie. He is an intact male who doesn't have much libido. We have not given him any flea treatment because there is no evidence of fleas.JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Ollie?Customer: No, I think that about covers his profile.

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My dog Panzer, a nine year old Havanese will not stop

Hi, My dog Panzer, a nine year old Havanese will not stop licking his feet. I have tried VetriScience ProLine treats which are used to treat dogs or cats in need of serious behavioral, cognitive, and brain function support, as well as supporting sleep efficiency. Those did not help, I now placed him on Quercetin seasonal allergy soft ches by Vet's+Best and that seem to be helping his eye booger problem, but not his paws. He has gone through a lot lately as my mom passed and he was her dog for the last eight years and he was with her 24/7. I do not leave him for more than two to three hours, but he is licking his feet when I am home. Luckily, I don't see any broken skin. What would you suggest? I don't know what else I can do? Thank you.

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My dog has been having issues with itching, scratching of

My dog has been having issues with itching, scratching of head but also on her belly. She itches her head a lot and also shakes a lot. Her ears feel thick.JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Using the wrong medication for fleas can be dangerous. You should definitely talk to the veterinarian. What is the dog's name and age?Customer: We did a round of antibiotics almost 4 weeks and she is on her second month of Nexgard. She had some bald spots in her head that disappeared but the edges of her ears are getting worse.JA: Is there anything else the veterinarian should be aware of about Nexgard?Customer: Don't think so. That's the only meds she is on now.

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Why does my dog keep getting staph infections? A couple of

Why does my dog keep getting staph infections? A couple of weeks after completing antibiotics, it starts again.

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