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Q. My dog started itching after being spayed. The dog was not itching before being spayed. She does not have fleas. The dog has had 6-7 dog bath shampoos

Answered By
JULIA HENWOOD

A. The bathing may be making the problem worse. Dogs should only be bathed if absolutely necessary. So tomorrow is the third day for injections, right? In that case I would be expecting to see improvements by tomorrow when you see your vet. If not then I would be asking for blood tests and depending upon the results of them she may need to be hospitalized on iv fluids. necessary as it strips the skin of its natural oils leading to imbalances which can cause dry, flaky or itchy skin. Leave off bathing for a while and if it continues then you needs to see your vet to establish the cause. It could be external parasites or allergies or a dermatitis. Treatment will vary depending on the cause. Medicated shampoos prescribed by your vet for a particular problem are ok but otherwise try to avoid bathing.


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