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Its been a while since I have posted, but I have a question for you all that has me in a conundrum...
just within the past few days all three of my girls(Hailey, Lizzy, and the now semi-famous Esme) have begun to lick at their pads, chew on their legs, and scratch....This has me puzzled because I have explored every cause that I can think of, so I need your help!
They have not had a change of food within the past few months. They are all on varities of Wellness(Lizzy on Core, Hailey on reduced fat(hehe) and Esme on puppy). They are all on preventative flea medicine, and I have checked thoroughly for fleas just in case. No sign. Nothing enviromental has been changed, no new animals or people have been around them. They have never shown any sign of this before, and for all three of them to be doing it at the same time has me puzzled. I didnt think it would be seasonal allergies because I would have thought that would have started earlier in the year, and have happened in the past.
I am also using all of the same grooming products and tools(same brushes, shampoos, conditioners) and I just cannot figure it out!
If it was just one dog I would consider getting blood work done to see if something was going on, but since it is all three dogs, at three differnt ages, at the same time I feel that it is enviromental, Im just not sure what that would be....
Anyway, if anyone has any ideas, let me know! Lizzy is going to the vet in a few weeks for shots, so if it is still happening by then I will talk to the vet about it. I just can't figure it out....It dosnt seem to be drastically affecting them, they still run and play and are compleatly themselves...just itchy...No hair loss, no change in coat at all, so enough of my rambling, ideas would be appreciated!!!
Hailey, Ch Hyatt's Estrella Filante
Lizzy, Ch Hermosa's A Pirates Life For Me
Esme, Hermosa's Forbidden Romance(hitting show rings late 2009/early 2010!)