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  1. Allergy relief?

    Dog Health Questions
    Hello! After we adopted our new dog, she began itching like crazy so we took her to the vet. The vet told us to try flea preventatives as that can solve a mite issue, and we put her on benadryl as well as a medicated oatmeal bath twice a week. It has helped a little, but after weeks of her...
  2. New member with allergy questions

    Attention All New Members
    Hi there, I am new to the forum. We would love to get a dog, but I have allergic reactions to some but not all dogs. I seem to be most reactive to dog saliva, even in "hypoallergenic" dogs. For example, I met a coton de touler yesterday and got hives after he licked me. Does anyone have...
  3. Advice Needed on Chronic Ear Infections

    Dog Health Questions
    I have a 3 year old French Bulldog. For the past year, his left ear has had chronic ear infections - off and on. The right ear has never had any problems. W have him on Holistic Blend Grain Free for Dogs for about a year and a half. It has high Omega-3 for his coat as he also has problems with...
  4. allergy, but localized to butt/rear end?

    Dog Health Questions
    Ok, this is weird. My small dog keeps trying to chew his rear end. The vet checked his anal sacs and they're fine. His butt is clean and he doesn't have fleas. He was recently neutered (over two weeks ago), but not going for the stitches. He just developed struvite crystals, but the vet said...
  5. Question about dog fur... could it be allergy?

    Dog Health Questions
    Hi everyone. I'm not sure if this question should be here, since it involves health, grooming and food, but since it might be related to allergies... I have an almost 3 year old border/pointer mix (we think) named Vilya. She used to have a soft and shiny black coat, but this last year some...
  6. Human diagnosed with allergies...

    Dog Grooming Forum
    Hello all... I'm not sure if this is the best forum for this question, but I am hopeful that others can give me some insight. After 38 years of growing up on a farm, running through fields, playing outside, having real Christmas trees and generally "all good," I was diagnosed last week with...
  7. Hot spot? Acne?

    Dog Health Questions
    My dog has seasonal allergies. He has some canine acne on his chin, but there is something that looks like a hot spot or maybe it's just from scratching? Anyone have any experience with this? I can upload pictures if it helps.
  8. Acana VS Fromm

    Dog Food Forum
    WARNING! WALL OF TEXT! Levi has been on Acana for about a year. I feel like he does well on it. He eats the Chicken & Burbank Potato formula. His poops are firm, beautiful coat, good energy. What I have noticed is that he tends to be quite gassy (not a fast eater) and his eyes leak a fair...
  9. What is wrong with my dog? Why is his red all over?

    Dog Health Questions
    Every once in a while (every 2 weeks or so) my dog's entire body looks very red, almost as if he has been bitten all over his body. To make things worse is he stratches himself constantly causing himself to bleed. The scabs then ich some more resulting in an endless cycle of stratching and...
  10. Pitbull with BAD hives?

    Dog Health Questions
    Hello, everyone! I have found comfort and support here a few other times, and so here I am, writing. Today, at approximatively 1 PM, I take my pitbull out for a walk, and I notice she has 1 little lump on her thigh. She suffers from MCTs, and so I decided to rush her to the vet as soon as I...
  11. Need Help! Fostering a terrier with allergies.

    General Dog Forum
    Hello everyone! I am a college student whose entire life revolves around the love for animals. I have a Labrador mix of my own and ever since February, I have taken the challenge of fostering a small terrier mix that apparently has allergies. Vinny Vinny is approximately 8-9 years old. He...
  12. Dark red paw

    Dog Health Questions
    My 8yo maltese boy, Boo, has had allergies in the past so I have witnessed him chewing on his paws before but now his paw is dark red? It is not blood. I have checked already. It looks like the hair is stained. Around the same time, his eyes and moustache/beard starting staining too. I started...
  13. Mange vs. Allergy. HELP!!!

    Dog Rescue Forum
    I got my dog (blue heeler/lab/pit mix about 6/7 months) early September. After I brought him home I noticed SEVERE itching, hair loss, and of course the bumps. I originally thought MANGE, however, I noticed something odd. All of this is on his legs, feet, and general lower body while his back...
  14. Mange vs. Allergy. HELP!!!

    Dog Health Questions
    I got my dog (blue heeler/lab/pit mix about 6/7 months) early September. After I brought him home I noticed SEVERE itching, hair loss, and of course the bumps. I originally thought MANGE, however, I noticed something odd. All of this is on his legs, feet, and general lower body while his back...
  15. Mange vs. Allergy. HELP!!!

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    I got my dog (blue heeler/lab/pit mix about 6/7 months) early September. After I brought him home I noticed SEVERE itching, hair loss, and of course the bumps. I originally thought MANGE, however, I noticed something odd. All of this is on his legs, feet, and general lower body while his back...
  16. White circular spot/scab on puppy's head?

    Dog Health Questions
    Hello, my 8 month old lab puppy, Copper has a small circular spot on his head. When I took a closer look it looked like a white scab but is a little bit red too. Could it be an insect bite or an allergic reaction? It isn't itchy, but he has been itching his body a little more even though the...
  17. Reverse Sneezing - Allergy??

    Dog Health Questions
    Hi All, I was wondering if anyone could help! Poppy, my 4 year old Lhasa Apso has started reverse sneezing quite a lot in the last couple of months. She has a lot of eye discharge and sounds quite snuffly when breathing. I took her to the vets as I thought it may be hayfever but they thought...
  18. Trying to figure out what's wrong!

    Dog Health Questions
    Hey all, I just joined the forum after looking for a place to find answers. So here we go. Sorry it's long...:redface: My dog, Captain, is a 70 lb lab mix. We got him from a family online who said they were moving and couldn't take him with. He was about 12 weeks at 14 lbs. He was eating puppy...
  19. How do you know when fleas are gone?

    Dog Health Questions
    Okay, guys, I feel like I'm going crazy and poor Mumble has naked knees from biting at them. Several weeks ago he started itching. It just so happened that we visited the vet around the same time. The vet suggested it might be food allergies, which I figured was a possibility. However, the next...
  20. My Dog won't stop scratching and doesn't have fleas

    Dog Health Questions
    My puppy is a wonderful 9 month old border collie/shepherd/lab mix (not too sure but he definitely has collie in him) and has developed a very bad itch. His itch because he has fleas (we've checked several time and had him checked, nothing!), he has no hot spots, no bleeding, no hair loss or...
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