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  1. Greyhound for someone with dog allergies

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    Hi everyone, I'm looking at getting a dog in the next few weeks. My boyfriend's allergies can flare up around certain dogs, my mum's English pointer for example. He's fine around his mum's cockerpoos as poodles are known to be a hypoallergenic breed. I'm aware that no breed is truly...
  2. Butt licking issues

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    Need some advice. I have a 6 year old german shepherd/ lab. About a year ago he started licking at his butt only when the house was empty. It was random and infrequent. Slowly started getting worse so we took him to the vet. The expressed his glands (bc they were ridiculously swollen after...
  3. HELP NEED ADVISE Itchy dog skin, scratching one eye until there are multiple cuts

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    Hello, I have a border collie poodle mix. He definitely has some skin issues or allergies. But lately he has been itching his one eye so much there are scabs around his eye or by his ear only on one side. Any at home recommendations to sooth skin? Should I take him to the vet? He is very...
  4. recurrent conjunctivitis

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    I have a 10 month old Australian shepherd, for past month has been battling ongoing discharge from eyes, greenish in color. Been to the vet three times, because he first failed tobramycin drops had a reaction to the drops which made them swell up and ulcerate, then he was placed on an oral...
  5. Advice on dog food for skin allergies

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    We have a 2 year old yellow lab, and for the last four months he has been itching every chance he gets, took him to the vet and they told us he was allergic to chicken and lamb, so they sold us these turkey patties but he did not like them at all in fact he would spit them out the moment he ate...
  6. Hair Loss in Golden Retriever

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    Hi All, I have a 1 year old female Golden and in the past three weeks, she has lost a significant amount of hair on her back and hind legs. I took her to the vet last week and they charged me $150 to give her antibiotics and fish oil to put in her food. I have not been too pleased with them and...
  7. My dog is allergic to the cold?

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    Recently we adopted a 4 year old hound pit mix from a shelter. She didn't have a lot of information when we got her as she had just transferred a week previously from another shelter. We took her home and that week the weather remained warm. once it got cold however i started noticed she would...
  8. Acute allergy or puppy cold?

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    Hello everyone. This is my first time posting and I am a first-time dog owner. 2 months ago my fiance and I adopted an adorable, healthy Italian Greyhound at 8 weeks. He is now 4 months old and he is in relatively good health (aside from missing a testicle [only 1 descended]). :D Last...
  9. Dealing With Food Sensitivities

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    FYI - We have contacted the vet and are seeing her tomorrow & I'm not posting here in lieu of seeing our doctor My 10 month old minpin/chihuahua mix has been having issues ever since I adopted her at 9 weeks old with her stomach. When we first adopted her she had parasites/worms etc and was...
  10. ALLERGIES - Help!

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    My 5 year old pitbull has had terrible allergies his whole life. Once spring time comes, it's even worse. He was on benedryl for years and now has been on Apoquel for probably 6 months to year (I honestly can't remember how long exactly he's been on Apoquel). It helps but it is extremely...
  11. Creative Solutions to Persistent Skin Infections from Allergies?

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    Greetings all! I'm finally joining a forum to see if anyone has any insights that might help me help my 6 year old pit mix with very severe allergies. I got Dolores at the ASPCA a year and a half ago. They warned me she had allergies, but said it would a sort of out-break and resolve once a...
  12. Itching, fungal ear infections & Apoquel

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    Last Spring I had my then-2 yr old neutered male St. Bernard to the vet for a rather nasty fungal ear infection and when the vet noticed that he was scratching a little and licking at his paws a little, he surmised he had allergies and placed him on Apoquel. There were never any wounds, hot...
  13. Doberman is allergic to everything, need advice

    Dog Food
    Hey guys, this is my first post here. I have been searching and searching for a dog food that is good for my dog and doesnt contain any allergens she has been tested for. She is a 1 in a half year old doberman pinscher. She is allergic to: Chicken, Fish, Flax, Pea, Peanut, Pork, Rice, and...
  14. Dog still pooping in house at 1 year- causing family stress

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    Background: My 9 year old is an only child. He has wanted a dog for about 5 years. Our bichon-poodle is now 1 year old and we still have potty problems with her. We have other problems as well. Puppy details: We got our bichon-poodle at 17 weeks. Full grown she is 8 pounds and now 1...
  15. HIGHLY allergic to my Poodle? Help?

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    I am not highly allergic to dogs. I do have dogs allergies, but usually,I take a zyrtec and can be around them all day. I am aware that no dog is 100% hypoallergenic, but I was told for people with mild dog allergies, hypoallergenic dogs are a great choice. I don't have any other allergies, and...
  16. OVERNIGHT HIVES- Pitbull

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    Hello! This is my first post on here and I wish it could be a bit more positive but here goes! Our 3 year old female pitbull has a history of hives. She has gotten them all over her body multiple times and after many vet visits we were told to switch her food because it could be the grain or...
  17. Crating, Allergies, Toddler Abuse

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    Our family just got a new dog. He's a rescue, 5 months old, Chihuahua/ pug mix. He's been with us for just over a week and we've got some questions. The first night we put him in a crate. That was our original plan for night time. BUT he injures himself while in the crate. He has removed all of...
  18. Dog Allergy... Potato, Pea and Salmon

    Dog Food
    I just got my bulldog's allergy report back. It states that he is highly allergic to potatoes, peas, and salmon. Does anyone have any recommendations for a dog food without these 3 ingredients? I've been searching, but haven't found anything. (Before we found out what he was allergic to, we...
  19. Could my dog have fleas or allergies? Constantly scratching & biting

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    Please bare with me as this post might be quite long! I just want to include as much info as possible. So I recently adopted my dog 2 months ago and for the first few weeks he was okay and rarely scratching but he was licking his paws and legs. Since the beginning of August he has been...
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