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She is scratching like crazy, mostly on the hip and tail.

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She is scratching like...

She is scratching like crazy, mostly on the hip and tail.

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'm sorry to hear that. What sort of animal are we talking about?

She's a rottweiler/beagle mix, about 45lbs

Veterinarian's Assistant: OK. Using the wrong medication for fleas can be dangerous. You should definitely talk to the Veterinarian. What is the Rottweiler's name and age?

Sugar Shelton-Love, age 3 1/2.

Veterinarian's Assistant: What is the Rottweiler's name?

Sugar

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Sugar?

I don't think so.

Submitted: 8 months ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. John, Texas Veterinarian replied 8 months ago
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Hello. Thanks for writing in. My name is***** and I would be happy to help you. I AM NOT SET UP TO MAKE PHONE CALLS, BUT I WOULD BE HAPPY TO ANSWER ANY QUESTIONS YOU HAVE ONLINE. THE WEBSITE SENDS THE REQUESTS; NOT MYSELF. In order to give an informative and concise answer, it may take a few minutes before I respond back to you, so don't be alarmed if you don't hear back immediately. If you have not responded back in 10 minutes, it may be a longer before I can get back to you. I do have a couple more questions, though, to see if I can better assess your situation.

How long has this been going on for?

Are most of the lesions by the base of the tail?

Do you see any black, dirt like specs on the hair coat?

Is she on any flea prevention monthly? If so, which one?

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