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dogs with allergies

Postby Ivy-Girl on Sun Apr 10, 2016 8:47 pm

We are dealing with a dog with allergies. I've determined one is wheat but I think there is an airborne allergen she is sensitive to...or a few. We seem to get into a good groove and she isn't bad at all...and then she spikes...like something blooms and she's bothered. Chews at her feet, scratches her face, ears, chin...

Anyone done allergy testing for their dogs? Vet said it is about 50% successful. I'm tempted to try but don't know anyone who has done so.

She is on medication that helps, she is on special food, she doesn't get any treats other than baby carrots, we do foot baths and foot wipes for her...but still seems that, at times, she is soooo itchy.
I have been giving her Benadryl at night to help her sleep the last few nights. It seems she also has yeasty feet so we started medication for that a couple days ago (takes a few days to build up and be effective) and a new foot shampoo and that seems to help. Just giving Benadryl until the new medication kicks in.

Thoughts? :-k
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