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Why would a 6 yr old dog chew on his legs till they are raw?

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Why would a 6 yr old dog chew on his legs till they are raw?

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. Strange behavior is often perplexing. I'm sure the Veterinarian can help you. What is the dog's name?

Max

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

I am weaning him off prednisone for ear Hematomas

Submitted: 4 months ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Denise, Dog Veterinarian replied 4 months ago
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Hi. I’m Dr. Denise, a licensed veterinarian. Welcome to JustAnswer! I’d like to help with your concerns regarding Max.

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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Denise, Dog Veterinarian replied 4 months ago

I'm sorry to hear that he's so uncomfortable.

How long has he been taking the Prednisone?

Any previous history of skin conditions or allergies?

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