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Dr. Gary, Dog Veterinarian
Category: Dog
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Experience:  DVM, Emergency Veterinarian; BS (Physiology) Michigan State Univ
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My 13lb - 2 yr old ShihTzu is in dire need of help for

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My 13lb - 2 yr old ShihTzu is in dire need of help for constant licking and some scratching. I recently had her groomed VERY short for the hot summer. Wished I hadn't. Her feet looked like dust mops and now they are bare of hair and nails, that could not be seen before, are very obvious. I just found a bottle of Skin-EEez which I had for my Yorkie. I tried to sneak them into him via peanut butter and soft food, but it didn't work. On the weekend, vets just are not available. The area under his front legs actually is reddish-brown. Is that bruising? I feel so sorry for him . Any suggestions?
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 10 months ago.

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.

Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 10 months ago.

Can you please share pictures of the concerning areas including the red-brown area of concern?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
I have decided to wait unti Mon. and see my vet. Please delete my personal info ASAP. Thanks for your time. Please let me know when my personal info is deleted. This is a firm decision.
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 10 months ago.

Customer service has been contacted. Good luck!