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Dr. Gary, Dog Veterinarian
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Experience:  DVM, Emergency Veterinarian; BS (Physiology) Michigan State Univ
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My poor bearded collie is afflicted with a raw red rash.

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My poor bearded collie is afflicted with a raw red rash. It's been going on for a year.
Vet said give her benedryl (spelling?).
I started adding Apple cider vinegar, probiotics, and salmon oil capsules to her food. Saw immediate improvement for a few weeks. It's back again in full force.
Alas, I am a single parent of a Bipolar teenager and this is quite stressful for her.
I rub aloe, hot spot treatment, etc. on her.
She needs to see a vet. I'm reluctant to take her back to our long term vet, whom I like, because her prescription of benedryl really is not the answer.
She is now on Nulo food, and not treats that contain wheat.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 1 year ago.

Good evening. Have you tried any other antihistamines or meds to help with itching?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
About 30 minutes ago I gave her a 180 mg tablet of Allegra out of desperation.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I have quite a few privacy settings on my computer. It seems that I am unable to read your answer on this site.
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My name is Lindsay
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 1 year ago.

Lindsay, I can call you here in about an hour. Is that timing acceptable? If so, I'll put in an offer for a phone call.

Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 1 year ago.

If there's a better time, please let me know.