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My dog has been scratching his neck a lot lately. We just
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Second question today but we found something we had done
Second question today but we found something we had done that has caused Buddy's allergies to go wild. His respiration is high especially when he is gnawing at himself or scratching when is pretty con… read more
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my dog has black skin along his underside, under his legs, and it has
my dog has black skin along his underside, under his legs, and it has now spread to his ears and face. He also is losing patches of skin, possibly from all of the scratching. We give him anti itch spr… read more
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My dog takes one Zyrtec each night for allergy control. We
My dog takes one Zyrtec each night for allergy control. We are on vacation and he is having a contact dermatitis reaction. He has been scratching off and on since 4 am and it's now almost 11:00am. Can… read more
Dr. Kara
Dr. Kara
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Hi. I notice you mentioned in a previous answer that the
Hi. I notice you mentioned in a previous answer that the dosage of Zyrtec is 1mg per 1lb twice daily for dogs with skin allergies. I've read elsewhere that this should be much lower with many saying 1… read more
Dr. Peter
Dr. Peter
Doctors Degree
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My Pom licks his paws til theyre raw. His skin on his stomach
My Pom licks his paws til they're raw. His skin on his stomach turned black and then pink and now it's turning black again. He also has mega-esophagus. He's a year and half, on a kangourou diet and sp… read more
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My 4 year old male Yorkiepoo is scooting around. He is not
My 4 year old male Yorkiepoo is scooting around. He is not dragging his butt, rather he is spreading his legs and dragging his back underside. He has made himself raw. I check hhis feces and see nothi… read more
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Dr. Peter
Doctors Degree
14,334 satisfied customers
My schnauzer has developed extremely itchy skin. His vet indicates
My schnauzer has developed extremely itchy skin. His vet indicates it is due to season change and will dissipate, but he has managed to wear nearly all his fur off scratching, and I can see ho painful… read more
Dr. Peter
Dr. Peter
Doctors Degree
14,334 satisfied customers
We currently give our 6 year old female lab Benadryl for itching
We currently give our 6 year old female lab Benadryl for itching and dry skin. The 8 month old puppy is exhibiting the same scratching . Is there another recommended remedy we can try ?… read more
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Dr. Barbara
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
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Hi Dr. Peter, I am glad you are online now. Ranger recently
Hi Dr. Peter, I am glad you are online now. Ranger recently started to chew his paws, toe nails, rear end, skin, he also developed red, raw spots on the side of his nose and the edge of his upper lip.… read more
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Dr. Peter
Doctors Degree
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My dog, Duke, is 150lb rott/ridgeback mix. His neck is alittle
My dog, Duke, is 150lb rott/ridgeback mix. His neck is alittle swollen and it feels like his glands are hard. I have a vet appointment this coming Friday, but I'm concerned since his breathing is a li… read more
Dr. Kara
Dr. Kara
Doctoral Degree
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Hello, Hoping someone can anwer qs re bump on my dogs tummy
Hello, Hoping someone can anwer q's re: bump on my dog's tummy and a skin condition. Jack will be 8 yrs in December. I have had him for 6 1/2 yrs. Bump about size of a pinto bean but round and raised … read more
Dr. JD
Dr. JD
veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
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My neutered male Gordon Setter just turned 5. He has summer
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Dr. Dahl
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Doctoral Degree
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My 9 year old male Golden has a skin eruption..his nose..muzzle
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shepherd: licks..an allergy or reaction to the cold weather..her coat
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My eleven month German Shepherd has a patch of leathery, rough
My eleven month German Shepherd has a patch of leathery, rough skin on his under torso and hind legs. Lately, he has had dandruff also. We have tried using Oatmeal based shampoos and have taken him to… read more
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Doctoral Degree
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Bruno is a lab/rott/pit mix. He has had a red eye condition,
Bruno is a lab/rott/pit mix. He has had a red eye condition, weeping yellow pus type discharge. No lack of energy. He likes the taste of the discharge. The symptoms have lasted almost a month now. It … read more
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