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Pulling his hair out and scratching. He does this once a

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pulling his hair out and scratching. He does this once a year. Is there a home remedy until I can get him to the vet? No fleas
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: 16 yrs - Bear. Tea cup toy poodle. I haven't used any flea meds on him. I checked him for fleas and haven't found any
JA: What is the dog's name?
Customer: Bear
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Bear?
Customer: no
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Gabby replied 1 month ago.

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Expert:  Dr. Gabby replied 1 month ago.

Normally if fleas are the cause the itching is over the lower back or near the tail.