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My Jack Russel cross has a skin irritation. I have tried a course of apoquel 3.6mg twice a day to no effect. She had a steroid injection last Fri 17th Nov but this has not helped either. There is no broken skin, but she is rolling around trying to reach the itches. She is on revolution flea control ( no sign of fleas) and I have wormed her. her anal glands have been done so I am at a loss. She is not in contact with any plants except some grasses when we go for a walk (minimal contact) Her diet has not changed. She has had a good groom and bath in oatmeal wash. Is there a natural product I can use as I would prefer to avoid steroids?

Veterinarian's Assistant: 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 jack's name and age?

Minnie 11yrs

Veterinarian's Assistant: How old is Minnie?

11yrs

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I am very sorry to see that none of our other Experts have reached out to you before now. I just came online and found that your question had not been addressed. How is your companion at this time?

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