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Boxer with allergies or fungal issues... the vet treated him

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for a skin infection and...
Boxer with allergies or fungal issues... the vet treated him for a skin infection and then after it was better, put him on 3 zyrtec a day... doesn't seem to help much
JA: 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: Just got him 3-4 weeks ago... Ranger is about 14 months, neutered male
JA: What is the dog's name?
Customer: Ranger
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Ranger?
Customer: He takes drops for his eyes
Submitted: 1 year ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
the dog was tested for demodec mange and the antibiotics cleared him up in the beginning
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
he is treated for fleas and ticks monthly
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Dog Veterinarian: PitRottMommy, Veterinary Nurse replied 1 year ago

1) Are you seeing any abnormalities in the skin? Rash? Swelling?
2) Have any other medications helped?
3) What food is being fed currently?
4) Is he itching? If so, where?

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