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Good morning, I'm Dr. Sara. I'm a licensed veterinarian who works exclusively with dogs and cats. I'm sorry to hear that Sable's allergies are causing her such discomfort :( I know it's frustrating when nothing seems to help!
Sometimes when I have pets who I know have chronic issues like that and they're suffering, I'll prescribe a course of steroids to get them through until their appointment - it's worth checking with your vet to see if they can do the same. I always still want to examine them, but I'm aware that sometimes the symptoms are so bad, they really need relief ASAP.
For my patients who have allergy and aren't taking any other medications, I use a dose of 1mg per pound of benadryl up to every 8 hours as needed for itching. I'll also sometimes have my clients try a 10mg loratidine (claritin) up to every 24 hours. NOTE - I DO NOT use Claritin-D, as this can be toxic.
Cool compresses can also help calm down a "hot spot", as well as clipping the hair away from the affected area. I know that this can be difficult depending on how sensitive she is. I also have a lot of clients who have used this vetericyn spray that they found in the pet store and felt that it helped: http://www.amazon.com/Vetericyn-Plus-Canine-Hot-Spot/dp/B00425FVEE/ref=sr_1_3?s=pet-supplies&ie=UTF8&qid=1441802553&sr=1-3&keywords=hot+spot+spray
I can give you lots more information about how I manage chronic allergies in a broader sense as well if you'd like - just let me know :)
Please let me know what other questions I can handle for you - we can continue our chat until I've covered them all.