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Old 11-11-2005, 02:34 PM
metgolf metgolf is offline
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Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: Poughkeepsie, New York
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Hi everyone, new to this forum. Came upon it looking for anyone that may have the same problem as we are having with our female Lab (Micki)- scratching and itching areas of her hind area. Licking and scratching - we discovered fleas and went the bath and flea collar route and it appears the fleas are gone but the skin is red from the irritation. Does anyone else have a word of help for us. Besides the dog we also have two cats an orange tabby Fat Al and an Maine Coon - Linus. Again hi to all, Mike
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Old 11-12-2005, 01:14 AM
Gempress Gempress is offline
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Join Date: Aug 2005
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Hi metgolf, and welcome! Now that the fleas are gone, have you tried some medicated shampoo? They make it for dogs with skin problems or rashes, and it's suppossed to help soothe their skin.
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Old 11-12-2005, 02:58 AM
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Join Date: Jun 2004
Location: England!!!!
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ello n welcome to the site!!
my furkids...
1 labbie~milo
2 cats~tigger, misty
6 bunnies~fluffy, muffin,bugsy, buttons,twigglets,forsty
2 gerbils~cheese and pickels
2 g.pigs~buzz and dizzy
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Old 11-12-2005, 05:06 AM
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Welcome to chazhound
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Old 11-12-2005, 08:35 AM
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Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: Maryland
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Hi and welcome to Chazhound.
All animals are loving. They just show it in different ways.
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Old 11-12-2005, 05:32 PM
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Welcome. You might want to post your question in our Health Section.
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