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My dog itches all over constantly his skin isnt patchy like

my dog itches all over constantly his skin isnt patchy like mange and he hasnt got fleas im just now trying some benadryl. oatmeal baths help or a moment but not for long and then hes itchy againJA: 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: rebel and about 3JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about rebel?Customer: when we got him when he was just about a year old he had mange that was mostly treated but it hasnt reappeared since

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I noticed a large hard mass on my dogs. Concerned it might

I noticed a large hard mass on my dogs butt. Concerned it might be a tumor. She's an old dogJA: 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's never been fixed, 16 years old never had pups, she has flea allergy dermatitis and has experienced false pregnancies in the past

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I have a 7 week old puppy. He has flees so I was bathing him

I have a 7 week old puppy. He has flees so I was bathing him and what I thought was flee eggs was matted fur due to puss. I'm not able to see why though. What should I do?JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the puppy's name?Customer: Bleu boy after a Cajun friend of mine that passed away 2 years agoJA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Cajun?Customer: There are 3 other dogs and a cat in the home

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Dr. Meghan Denney

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Ruby is 70lbs American bully. Since moving to Florida 4

Ruby is 70lbs American bully. Since moving to Florida 4 years ago, into the Spring months each year, she has been on 1-2 cycles oder prednisone due to allergies. She has flea allergy dermatitis and sensitive skin so a few times a yeare her itching is out of control so vet prescribes the prednisone and it helps her out. In winter months, she is fine. This February, she had a cycle of pred. 4 weeks later, itching amped up again so I gave her another cycle but only half the regular dose. I weaned her off super slow and last dose of 5 mg done on 4/8. On 4/11, she got a few hives at night. Gave 2 benadryl and off to bed. Yesterday morning, she woke up with a bad case of hives. Swollen eyes, muzzle and hives all over. Gave 75 mg of benadryl at 7am that helped but at 10 am I have a 20.mg pred. Hives went away completely and at 10 pm, I gave 1 25 mg benadryl before bed. We woke up today and all was ok until about 9 am, she got a few hives. Nothing crazy, but I spoke with vet and he advised to give 1.more.pred. Ruby has been fine all day. Should I continuse with the steroids and wean her off again? I was thinking cutting the dose to 10 mg for the next 2 days and then 5 mg for 2 days and 5 mg every other day for 2 days to ensure she is.ok. thoughts???JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Is Ruby bleeding a lot?Customer: No bleeding at all.JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Ruby?Customer: She is 6 years old, 70 lbs and besides allergies and sensitive skin, her health is great.

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His belly is turning black and the skin is thickening. He is

His belly is turning black and the skin is thickening. He is not scratching or biting has he can't bend and there are no fleasJA: 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: Zach is 11 and an English bull terrier.JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Zach?Customer: He has food allergies that I mange through diet. Other than that he has been healthy

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She's really itchy, so much so that she can barely go for a

She's really itchy, so much so that she can barely go for a walk without stopping to scratch. We adopted her a week ago, and ithe itching started shirtly after that and has gotten much worse since then. At first it was just a little scratching, now it's nearly constant. We gave her NexGard today so if it's fleas it should be gone by tomorrow. The vet also suggested we give her Zyrtec, so we tried 10mg of that. Her food is gluten and corn free. Suggestions?JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Have you looked to see if there is a wound on their foot?Customer: No wounds on her feetJA: What is the dog's name and age?Customer: Annie, 9 yrs old.JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Annie?Customer: She had a lepto shot today.

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She got sores and rashes all over her. took her for haircut

she got sores and rashes all over her. took her for haircut and they found them and would not cut the hairJA: I'm sorry to hear that. Is the dog bleeding a lot?Customer: she has been acting sluggish tooJA: What is the dog's name and age?Customer: Trixie and she was born in 2004JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Trixie?Customer: no she has been fine up to about a week ago

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Dr. B.

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She is allergic to flea bites. Is there a med to repel fleas

She is allergic to flea bites. Is there a med to repel fleas before they bite?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: Tiramisu, eleven. A friend has Chihuahuas and they brought fleas in when we cared for them a week. This is the first time the allergy has manifested. She was miserable and completely destroyed her Shih Tzu tail!!JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Tiramisu?Customer: She takes Triflexa which has been fine until the allergy showed up.

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I have a dog and about 3 years or so ago, we had a pretty

Hello! I have a dog and about 3 years or so ago, we had a pretty bad drought in which the fleas thrived in. You would take one step outside and your legs would be covered in fleas. Now, imagine how my dog felt. He ended up scratching himself to the point that he lost most of his fur. It's grown back, but not how it was. It's very course and thin and his skin is still not in good condition. His skin is oily and whenever you pet him for five minutes or so, you start to get a little but of a rash on your skin. Do you know why his skin and hair are like that? We've given him baths and benedryl, but nothing seems to get it back the way it was. He has somewhat of a smell, but his skin and coat just feel gross.JA: I'll do all I can to help. This sounds like it might be serious. I'll let the Veterinarian know what's going on ASAP. Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about your dog?Customer: He's probably about 8 years old or so and he's seems like he has a lot of arthritis because he's very stiff, but that's about it.

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