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My 10 lb male Yorkie does not have fleas, but he is

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My 10 lb male...

My 10 lb male Yorkie does not have fleas, but he is scratching all the time

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. Using the wrong medication for fleas can be dangerous. You should definitely talk to the Veterinarian. What is the dog's name and age?

I do not use anything for fleas

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

He is 3 years old and his name is Bailey

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Dog Veterinarian: Scott Perry, Dog Veterinarian replied 7 months ago
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Hello. My name is***** and I am a veterinarian that can answer your question. I understand Bailey is scratching excessively. I am sorry to hear about that. Can you please tell me where on the body he is scratching the most (i.e. tail base, abdomen, feet, etc.)? Is there any redness in the arm pit area?

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