Dog Veterinary

Ask a dog vet and get answers to your dog health questions

Ask a Dog Veterinarian,
Get an Answer ASAP!

My pug is itching like crazy and smells so bad she just

Customer Question
My pug is itching...

My pug is itching like crazy and smells so bad she just can’t stop itching

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. What is your pug's name and age?

Lucy

Veterinarian's Assistant: How old is Lucy?

4

Submitted: 29 days ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Dog Veterinary Question
Answered in 2 hours by:
5/25/2018
Dog Veterinarian: PitRottMommy, Veterinary Nurse replied 29 days ago
PitRottMommy
PitRottMommy, Veterinary Nurse
Category: Dog Veterinary
Satisfied Customers: 11,919
Experience: 15 yrs experience in vet med, 8 in emergency med. Founder of a non-profit animal rescue
Verified

Hello, JACustomer. I have been a Veterinary Nurse for over 15 years and would be happy to help you today. I'm reviewing your question right now.

Ask Your Own Dog Veterinary Question
Dog Veterinarian: PitRottMommy, Veterinary Nurse replied 29 days ago

What flea prevention are you using and when was it last dosed?

Are you seeing any fur loss?

Where does Lucy seem to be most itchy?

Can you describe how she smells?

Ask Your Own Dog Veterinary Question
Was this answer helpful?

How JustAnswer works

step-image
Describe your issueThe assistant will guide you
step-image
Chat 1:1 with a dog veterinarianLicensed Experts are available 24/7
step-image
100% satisfaction guaranteeGet all the answers you need
Ask Dr. John Your Own Question
Dr. John
Dr. John
Dr. John, Texas Veterinarian
Category: Dog Veterinary
Satisfied Customers: 6,176
6,176 Satisfied Customers
Experience: Over 14 years of clinical veterinary experience

Dr. John is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

It was so professional, so personally concerned (as we were) and you answered all of our questions. George and I are so happy that I found "JustAnswer" on my Google search -- you are now in my "Favorites" list! And, yes we do love our kitty - she makes our life complete!

Bev & GeorgeBoca Raton, FL

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

This expert is wonderful. They truly know what they are talking about, and they actually care about you. They really helped put my nerves at ease. Thank you so much!!!!

AlexLos Angeles, CA

Thank you for all your help. It is nice to know that this service is here for people like myself, who need answers fast and are not sure who to consult.

GPHesperia, CA

I couldn't be more satisfied! This is the site I will always come to when I need a second opinion.

JustinKernersville, NC

Just let me say that this encounter has been entirely professional and most helpful. I liked that I could ask additional questions and get answered in a very short turn around.

EstherWoodstock, NY

Thank you so much for taking your time and knowledge to support my concerns. Not only did you answer my questions, you even took it a step further with replying with more pertinent information I needed to know.

RobinElkton, Maryland

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Dr. Debbie

Dr. Debbie

Dog Veterinarian

904 satisfied customers

Companion animal veterinarian practicing for over 10 years.

Dr. Andy

Dr. Andy

Medical Director

16,416 satisfied customers

UC Davis graduate, emphasis in dermatology, internal medicine, pain management

Dr Scott Nimmo

Dr Scott Nimmo

Dog Veterinarian

10,633 satisfied customers

BVMS, MRCVS. { Glasgow UK }

Dr. Gary

Dr. Gary

Dog Veterinarian

10,086 satisfied customers

DVM, Emergency Veterinarian, BS (Physiology)

Dr. Bruce

Dr. Bruce

Veterinarian

9,682 satisfied customers

15 years of experience as a small animal veterinarian

Dr. Scott

Dr. Scott

Veterinarian

9,615 satisfied customers

15 years of small animal, equine and pocket pet medicine and surgery.

Rebecca

Rebecca

Dog Veterinarian

8,719 satisfied customers

More than 30 years of companion animal practice.

< Previous | Next >

Related Dog Veterinary Questions
My current vet is on vacation and my 13 year old pug has an
Hi my current vet is on vacation and my 13 year old pug has an left ear infection … read more
Dr. Nicole
Dr. Nicole
Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
876 satisfied customers
Small dog griff pug cross. Not well seems hot and shaky. Not
Small dog griff pug cross. Not well seems hot and shaky. Not wanting to eat. Very warm at armpits and under areas. … read more
PitRottMommy
PitRottMommy
Veterinary Nurse
11,919 satisfied customers
My pug was diagnosed with pneumonia. The vet suggested she
my pug was diagnosed with pneumonia. The vet suggested she get put down. … read more
Dr. Gabby
Dr. Gabby
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
4,408 satisfied customers
My pug is having diarrhea and seems to be unable to control
My pug is having diarrhea and seems to be unable to control his bowels. His poop is very runny and has a lot of mucus. The color is yellowish rather than brown. … read more
Dr. Kara
Dr. Kara
Doctoral Degree
5,409 satisfied customers
30lb Brug, Pug and Bruss3ls. 2 years old. Just ate gummy
30lb Brug, Pug and Bruss3ls. 2 years old. Just ate gummy thst had thc. I am trying the vomiting with hydrogen peroxide … read more
DrSarah
DrSarah
Veterinarian
DVM
526 satisfied customers
Friend's dog Pug 25 lbs ate macadamia milk chocolate 5
Friend's dog Pug 25 lbs ate macadamia nut milk chocolate 5 ounces … read more
DocPaul
DocPaul
Doctoral Degree
714 satisfied customers
13yrold pug, started sneezing normally last night and has
13yrold pug, started sneezing normally last night and has been bleeding from nose w/every sneeze. However has had a loud breathing forever, this has seemed to stop, but still bleeding. … read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
Veterinarian
DVM
3 satisfied customers
Does it cost to get advice. Pug. Our pug went blind very
our pug went blind very suddenly and also has lost some of hearing.She drinks alot and was obsessed with food to the point she would jump on the table as soon as we left to eat anything on there. This stopped after a few weeks. We took her to our vet a few weeks ago telling him she was running into things like fences but saw solid objects fine, after lots of blood work she only showed signs of high cholesterol and had gained about 3 pounds in 2 months. This past sunday she cried out once and then ran into everything both solid and not. She is confused often walks around with no purpose and sometimes has panting spells. He gave us some eye drops confirmed she is perminently blind and has lost some of her hearing.We are to return this wednesday and if she has not improved then he suggested it could be a tumor. Right now if there is not any improvement we may nedd to put her down … read more
PitRottMommy
PitRottMommy
Veterinary Nurse
11,919 satisfied customers
My pug is itching like crazy and smells so bad she just
My pug is itching like crazy and smells so bad she just can't stop itching … read more
PitRottMommy
PitRottMommy
Veterinary Nurse
11,919 satisfied customers
My dogs mated about a week ago, they are pugs. I know the
My dogs mated about a week ago , they are pugs . I know the female will still finish her heat , but she is bleeding dark blood , normal ? … read more
Dr. Deb
Dr. Deb
Associate Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
568 satisfied customers
Pug may have eaten either 1 500mg metformin or a 10mg
Pug may have eaten either 1 500mg metformin or a 10mg glipizide. He has a belly full of supper, so I am wondering how much I ought to worry! … read more
Dr Scott Nimmo
Dr Scott Nimmo
Dog Veterinarian
10,633 satisfied customers
He is a pug going in circles on is buttocvks. He also
He also scratches a lot what can I give him for allergies … read more
Dr. Leah Hill
Dr. Leah Hill
Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary medicine
706 satisfied customers
My female pug just sniffed up a foxtail in her left nostril,
My female pug just sniffed up a foxtail in her left nostril, and is sneezing like crazy. … read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
Veterinarian
DVM
3 satisfied customers
I have 2 pugs...when my Male pug was neutered the only gave
I have 2 pugs...when my Male pug was neutered the only gave him 1/4 of the anesthesia for his weight but he still had seizures for a month afterward! I was told he cant have Trifexis because it lowers… read more
Dr. John
Dr. John
Texas Veterinarian
6,176 satisfied customers
Our female pug is panting very quickly and loudly and been
Our female pug is panting very quickly and loudly and been going on off and on all night … read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
Veterinarian
DVM
3 satisfied customers
Rapid breathing. Boston terrier pug mix - more pug. Martini
We are camping and have been outside more than normal. She is eating and drinking… read more
Dr. Rachel
Dr. Rachel
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
969 satisfied customers
My daughter's Pug is diabetic but not in insulin or shots of
My daughter's Pug is diabetic but not in insulin or shots of any kind but she found him just now laying on the floor next to some puke. Is there anything she can give him to help? She was gone for a b… read more
Dr. Rachel
Dr. Rachel
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
969 satisfied customers
MOur pug has a history of UTI's and Crystals... eats a
MOur pug has a history of UTI's and Crystals... eats a special diet for Crystals. She weighs about 28 pounds. She has blood in her urine this morning and just threw up her breakfast. I still have some… read more
DocPaul
DocPaul
Doctoral Degree
714 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x