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Zooey, shi tsu, is itching all the time. We've ruled out

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Zooey, shi tsu, is itching all the time. We've ruled out allergies, histamines don't help, it gets worse in winter when we are heating. She is 10 years old, but this is ongoing problem. Is there something I can give her to help, possibly skin too dry.
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: Her name is ***** ***** never had fleas, and I use only natural products to prevent them. Our area is pretty bug free.
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Zooey?
Customer: No. She is healthy and happy, eats well, no grains and not overweight.
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Gene replied 6 months ago.

Hi there!

I need a bit more information:

1. Can you tell me what was done to rule out allergies?
2. Where is Zooey itchy the most on her body?
3. What state do you live in?
4. How old was Zooey when her itchiness started?
5. Is she your only pet?
6. Can you tell me what medications she has been on so far to address the itchy skin?

Thank you!