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Q. My dog is constantly itching. Her paws, tummy, anus, and ears are rubbed bald.Her ears are smelly, and one is closing up from inner swelling

Answered By
LINDSEY EDWARDS MVB, BSC, IVCA

A. This sounds like a chronic allergy and may be a reaction to food kr something in her environment. She needs medications to reduce the ir h and swelling in her ears to prevent permanent scarring. I also recommend a strict 8week hydrolysed food diet trial to rule in or out food as the cause before investigating long term antiallergy medications


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