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I have a 9 year old purebred hair male chihuahua, Vino. He

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Hello, I have a 9 year old purebred long hair male chihuahua, Vino. He has recently developed very sensitive skin. He has been treated previously for a hot spot but he is now constantly itching and causing his hair to matt. His sibling does not have any skin issues and they have been on the same food, Wellness for Small Breed their entire lives. What can I do to help alleviate his itching?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 1 year ago.

Hello and thank you for your question. It appears that the Expert you were hoping to speak with is not currently available. I have stepped in to assist you in their absence. Is it possible for me to obtain some additional information from you about your companion?

1) Is Vino currently on any medications?
2) What type of flea prevention is being used?
3) How often is he bathed?
4) How much does he weigh?