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  1. Black specks on my dogs... (its not fleas)

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    Greetings Pup luvers. If anyone could help with our current situation, it would be very much appreciated! We have a 3 dogs... - 14 year old Jack Russell (Dakota) - 3 year old Rat Terrier (Dewey) - 3 year old Rat Terrier (Lewey) My 14 year old jack, Dakota, has black 'specks' on his body...
  2. My dog is licking himself raw, why?? pic included

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    I noticed this spot a couple days ago, but its just getting worse. I feel so bad because it seems like it is really itching him, I'm not sure what caused it/ how to help him. Any input? https://imgur.com/WPnCuhq
  3. 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...
  4. Allergy or Nervous Habit?

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    Hi, My Female Jack Russell, Lizzie, licks her paws all the time. So much that she has licked all her fur off of her toes. The Vet suggested it may be a grass allergy and has me giving her Zyrtec. But it isn't helping and I am beginning to think it is more of a nervous habit than an allergy. She...
  5. 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...
  6. Weird bumps under fur

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    Tonight I noticed small bumps under the fur on the loose skin of my German Shorthaired pointers necks. They're weird bumps, some smaller than others and they're in the same place on both of my dogs. Looking through the fur, the skin on them looks slightly pink. They don't seem to bother them...
  7. Dog allergy blues

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    About 6 months ago I adopted a couple of 4 year old PomChi's from a rescue. They warned me the dogs had allergies. They thought they had flea and chicken allergies. They did fine with me for a couple of months and then my boy dog stole a bit of my child's sandwich (the kid knew better) and...
  8. Shih Tzu Puppy w/ Confusing Symptoms

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    I'm new to the forum but so glad I've found it. I really need help! I'm so sorry this is so long but felt you need all the info ... thank you for reading it all! I have an 11 mo. old male puppy (Gizzy) that was added to our family at 4 mo. old. He is so sweet and very intelligent. Head...
  9. Any dog owners with animal allergies?

    General Dog Discussion
    As a dog lover, it has always been upsetting that I have allergic reactions to dogs. I have always lived in a home with dogs and I either breakout in rashes and/or have sinus breakdowns. It has never stopped me from loving dogs and I am also about to take in my parents dog. Keeping the dog well...
  10. Could Inhalent Allergies Cause Vomiting?

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    Could Inhalent Allergies Cause Vomiting? My Labrador has had some issues with pollen count being very high in my region and I have got the itchiness and inflammation under control but when he was reacting severely to the pollen he has begun puking and usually it would only be once or a...
  11. Obsessive ear scratching

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    Hello people, dogs and everyone else. I have a problem and I really don't know what to do anymore, I'm on the edge. I got myself a 8 weeks old frenchie and the day we got him he got a cough, obviously we rushed the vet after few days and they gave him antibiotics, since they said its most likely...
  12. Westie - allergy help plz

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    Hi all I'm new here, I'm from the UK and I have a 6year old westie named Maisie. I will give you her full history in the hope that someone can help. She started with skin problems when she was about 6 months old. They seemed to come and go - nothing too major. Then the paw licking started to...
  13. Hot Spot on withers

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    So Cobber has been on a fish-based, limited-ingredient diet for a month or so now to address his loose-poop issues that he's had ever since I first got him a year ago. That food switch really seemed to help and the poop has been a lot firmer (yay!). So poultry is out (no chicken, turkey or...
  14. possible case of flea allergy dermatitis - no visible fleas

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    I believe my 2 year old Cairn Terrier may be suffering from a case of flea allergy dermatitis, or hypersensitivity to flea bites. We experienced a case of fleas 4 months ago and since then, we've had her on Advantage which works well. In the past two weeks, she's been scratching a lot and...
  15. Itchy 2 weeks after groom?

    Dog Grooming
    Hi all! I got my dachshund/yorkie groomed for the first time about 2 weeks ago. The last few days she has been been scratching her ears and now her body too. She kind of makes a grunting noise when she does it. She doesn't seem to annoyed by it. She maybe stops about once an hour to scratch and...
  16. Dog Red Bumps and Scabs

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    My dog has had an allergy for about 6 months now. He has red bumps and crusty scabs all over his body. I've visited the vet several times. Here's what I've tried so far: 1. Changed his diet from Buffalo Blue Chicken to Buffalo Blue Basics Turkey now to Buffalo Blue Basics Salmon (2 weeks). 2...
  17. Odd red color furr around paw

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    So my bright white lab mix has been licking her front paw lately and there is red furr there now. I read online this could be allergy related or maybe yeast of some sort. Does anyone know of any easy quick home remedy for this? I put bitter apple on the site and that temporarily kept her from...
  18. Help choosing a dry, fish based dog food

    Dog Food
    Hi all, I am currently thinking about switching my dog onto either Blue Buffalo Fish and Sweet Potato or Wellness Super5Mix Whitefish and Sweet Potato. I am trying to keep him off chicken and he has digestive problems on lamb. Both of these foods seem good, although Wellness has far fewer...
  19. Severely Inflamed Skin

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    Hello, I have a 6 yr old, spayed female, pit bull mix, 68 pounds, named Tramp and I also have her mother which is about 8 yrs old, named Lady, similar weight/mix etc.Tramp apparently has a severe allergy problem or some other issue that has been going on for the last two years. Her mother Lady...
  20. Mange vs. Allergy. HELP!!!

    General Dog Discussion
    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...
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