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  1. My dog is really itchy and distressed. I'm at my wits end. Any advice would be great

    Dog Health Questions
    Hi all. My 2 year old Jug, Bella has developed a horrible condition over the last few months. She's severely itchy, to the point that she's given herself sores and scabs. She often wails and crys because she's so distressed. It's costing me a fortune in vets fees. They keep saying it's a flea...
  2. 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...
  3. Itching

    Dog Health Questions
    So I have a mini Aussie and for the past ten days he just won't stop scratching. I mean it's nearly constant scratching or biting his legs. But when I look him over there is no source for the itching. No bites, no swelling. He tends to be an emotional dog. For example, when I got pregnant with...
  4. HELP! Constant diarrhea & itching!

    Dog Health Questions
    Hi! I have a 14 week mini Australian Shepherd who is having major issues! Please read! I got Chloe when she was 6 weeks old, when she received her first shots and 3rd dewormer by the breeder who did it in front of me. The first couple weeks were great! I took her to the vet and everything was...
  5. Puppy itching and licking incessantly. Please help.

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    I have a 10 week old Pem. Corgi puppy, Watson. We've had him for a week. He is super smart (he already has sit and leave it down pat) and he's very sweet (when he's not puppy biting). But he's been having this really bad problem. He bites his back feet and haunches incessantly. It's been going...
  6. Help! Yellow poop, yellow vomit, a little itchy

    Dog Health Questions
    Hey everyone... I'm hoping you all can help me here. I just adopted a dog from a rescue four days ago. He's a 35 lb Australian Shepard/Border Collie mix and is about 1.5 years old. He's vomited twice in four days, yellow frothy. He's been pooping regularly, but it's a yellowish color and...
  7. Dog Rash.

    Dog Health Questions
    Hello, my dog is 6 years old, he is a mixed breed dog, Part greyhound and we don't know the other breed(s). We got him from the ISPCA when he was roughly 6 months old. He has had a rash for some times now, I'm not even sure when it started. It is red some days and looks almost normal on other...
  8. Dog scratching, itching, biting self, fleas

    General Dog Forum
    I have a shihtzu bichon mix (or so we think) and it is constantly scratching, biting, itching itself. I finally did determine even after using Advantix II that he has fleas near the back of him. Not a lot, but he does... Gave him a flea bath, 5 dead ones in the bath, but he is still...
  9. Scratching, Can't Find Fleas- Next Step?

    Dog Health Questions
    Our pup pixel has been scratching and chewing at her rear and neck at a significantly increased rate over the last ~week. Since we found a little teeny tiny bug on our bed (not a bed bug- didn't look like a flea or tick either), I've searched her over for fleas several times and have found...
  10. 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...
  11. Dog Allergic to Peanut Butter?

    Dog Health Questions
    Sasha has been itching since the day after we brought her home. The vet says she has no parasites. She gets bathed with water only now. Her puppy pen, the bathroom, gets has had all bedding removed and we rinse the floor after washing it. Her skin was dry and a bit irritated but she is silky...
  12. Itchy Dry Skin

    Dog Health Questions
    My dog constantly scratches and chews at himself. He has sores on his legs and on the bottom of his paws as a result. He will cry because it hurts to scratch or bite, but continues on anyway. We try to stop him when we catch him. His scratching interrupts his play time and our training and he...
  13. allergies, glitter and more!

    Dog Health Questions
    hello lovely dog people. I need some advice. I have a tiny lil' mutt dog (chihuahua, doxie, jack russle?) and he is allergic to EVERYTHING. he eats special food and has been to the vet a number of times for it. He recently had a small flea problem, and though i have successfully rid him of...
  14. Scratching and pulling out fur?

    Dog Health Questions
    Our 11 year old Golden Retriever has recently started pulling out the fur on the insides of his front legs and between his paw pads. He's licking the skin on his legs and his pads raw, and is starting to bleed. He's also scratching more than usual. I don't think it's fleas or insects... he...
  15. Violently Itchy French Bulldog

    Dog Health Questions
    My parents friend's dog has an intense skin/allergy condition and he is constantly, violently scratching himself. He will rub his face against a carpet until he bleeds and has rubbed his belly and paws raw and hairless. He is in constant discomfort, to the point where he cannot relax to fall...
  16. Dog itching after swimming

    Dog Health Questions
    I could use some advice on dog itching....I have a cottage on a lake and after my lab (Bailey) takes a swim, she is so itchy for days afterwards. There are no bugs or fleas on her. And the area she itches is mainly her legs. Could the cold water make her have dry skin? She shows no...
  17. Itchy dog -- reaction to Vectra or something else?

    Dog Health Questions
    Hi, I haven't posted in a while but I seem to have a small problem (hopefully) on my hands. I have a 3 y/o lhasa/shih tzu mix, & last year he seemed have an allergic reaction to a flea bite during the summer (I live in Miami so fleas & ticks are rampant). Vet prescribed an antibiotic &...
  18. Flaky skin - food change or something else?

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    Hi, I wasn't sure where to put this so I thought I'd post it here since this is my first puppy. I recently started changing my puppy from Iams puppy (what the shelter had her on) to Natural Balance Ultra for puppies and dogs. This is about day 6 of the changeover (she's been getting 50/50 for...
  19. Dog licking her tail

    Dog Health Questions
    Hello; I have a 4yr old mixed with long hair (especially her tail). She has developed this irritating habit of licking the base of her tail. Several months ago, we thought this had to do with the glands around her anus, and took her to the vet. The vet expressed the glands, and found that the...
  20. Endless itching -- so heartbreaking

    Dog Health Questions
    (Also posting on Food forum) We adopted a Belgian shepherd about four months ago, and Sheba's been scratching herself non-stop ever since. The vet ruled out -- after four appointments and hundreds of dollars -- fleas, mange, yeast candidae, and a bacterial skin infection. Sheba's been on...
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