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  1. Dog Rescue Forum
    So about a year ago, my roommate and I adopted an 8-year-old Spaniel/Terrier mix. He had been rescued from a hoarding situation about 3 months prior to us adopting him. The shelter representative said he would probably never be like a "normal" dog. Anyway, he's been with us for about a year now...
  2. 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...
  3. Dog Health Questions
    My puppy is 4 months old he is either a pitbull or a pitbull mix were not sure... But he keeps scratching and biting himself leading to these scabs and cuts on his skin hell bleed and then I think he stops hurting himself. He also has weird bumbs on his penis they've been there for 2 days now...
  4. Attention All New Members
    Since I have to post on here before I can post anywhere else, I figured I might as well ask while I can and start the conversation going. I have a Bichon Frise. When we first bought him about 13 years ago he would always have a problem going outside, on the grass. We found out that he had an...
  5. 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. Dog Health Questions
    Hi :wave: I have a 7 month old Jack Russel who is almost constantly rubbing his eye, it's not to the point where it begins to get puffy but I'm very worried as it's been going on for about a month, it also seems to leak a fluid (like he's crying). This is my first dog and my dad keeps saying not...
  7. First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    This was my intro post: http://www.dogforums.com/attention-all-new-members/196353-new-here-need-advice.html#post2162825 Our new fur-baby, Lyra, may be part Chow Chow, and this may be why she - according to her previous owners - practically house-trained herself. She's only had an accident...
  8. Dog Health Questions
    Hello all! I am new to the group but have read on this site for years! Glad to be here! Ok, here's my issue. I am a single, struggling mother and sucker for dogs that need a home. I have (had) 3 dogs. Sparky, a bone mouth, solid black Shar Pei. He's not your typical Pei, though. He's got...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. Dog Health Questions
    My dog is biting and scratching and pulling his fur out. He has now got bald spots here and there on his rump where he has been biting, they bleed a little and sometimes there is a little puss/yellowish liquid. After a day it gets scabby, then he itches again. Took him to a vet, they said...
  13. 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...
  14. Dog Grooming Forum
    I am working on Sasha's diet to improve her dry, itchy skin. I need ideas on what to use on her outside. I'm rubbing olive oil on her (and putting it on her food, too, since fish seems to be a problem). Is there anything better that's also edible?
  15. Dog Health Questions
    I just moved in with my boyfriend recently and we've been having some serious problems with our dog Zoe. She is a rott mix. Our first problem is she has the worst horrible gas! And she does it frequently.. Like.. Eggs, corndogs and mustard.. Not the best smell of fart I must say. Our other...
  16. Dog Health Questions
    I have a dog who is 2 years old. He is a Catahoula/Lab mix. A few months back I noticed him scratching an awful lot, I thought it might've been his food so I started buying him food that's made for dogs with allergy (no wheat, no corn, etc etc)... this didn't help. I did find a few fleas on him...
  17. Dog Health Questions
    Has anyone had this done? How did it go? Jack just had the blood drawn today. Poor thing has scratched, bit, licked, chewed, lost hair, made himself bleed since the day I got him. I took him to the vet yesterday (which I now know was a mistake) and she wanted to put him on a selective diet...
  18. Dog Food Forum
    After typing this out, I realize I'm being really anal. So please excuse :) I've had my dog for about half year now. He's been on Fromm most of the time, with some forays into Taste of the Wild and Orijen, but mostly sticking with Fromm (chicken a la veg, and duck, neither of which are grain...
  19. 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...
  20. Dog Health Questions
    I adopted my puppy from the humane society a few months ago. They had him on science diet and I switched him to Beneful playful life, which I've been reading can cause allergic reactions. Jack scratches and whines all the time and chews himself to the point of causing some sores. The main parts...
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