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She’s scratches like mad. No specific spot. We moved from…

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She’s scratches like mad...

She’s scratches like mad. No specific spot. We moved from Dallas, Tx in June to Corvallis,Oregon. That’s when she started scratching. I’ve checked repeatedly for fleas, etc., but nothing is apparent. She’s 20 lb. a mix Thsu Zu (sp) and Bichon.

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 dog's name?

Maddie

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Maddie?

No, she’s healthy, all but for what must be an allergy.

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Schmidt, Dog Veterinarian replied 7 months ago
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Hello, this is Dr. Schmidt. I cannot make a diagnosis over the internet, but I can giv eyou some advice regarding your dog. The allergies in dogs are a lot worse in Texas, I would recommend starting with Benadryl (1 mg/lb) every 12 hours. If the scratching is no better by Monday, I would recommend taking her to the vet as she will likely need some prescription allergy medication. Let me know if you have any follow-up questions.

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