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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 german shep spends a lot of time licking around his

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my german shep spends a lot of time licking around his rectum and licking and biting on his paws. he also has chronic ear problems which I treat with zymox periodically. he has no sores on his feet or rectum but his feet are tender from all the licking.
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Strange behavior is often perplexing. I'm sure the veterinarian can help you. What is the dog's name and age?
Customer: Joe 4yrs
JA: Is there anything else the veterinarian should be aware of about Joe?
Customer: he takes monthly heartworm and advantx!!
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 9 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 9 months ago.

1) What food is Joe eating?
2) Have any meds been tried thus far? If so, what?
3) Any scooting?