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Old 10-08-2007, 11:02 AM
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Lizzie's been scratching like crazy lately. I've checked her for fleas ot ticks. None.

She gets Fish Oil, Vit. E, and eats Canidae ALS.

What could it be? Should I try a different food?

BTW, it's just started about 2 weeks ago. She's gotten a bath with just her regular shampoo(Earth Bath Mango Tango).
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Old 10-08-2007, 11:37 AM
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Have you seen your vet? Everything else sounds like its in order.
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Old 10-08-2007, 11:54 AM
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Yup, she just went for her check up about 2/3 weeks ago.
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Old 10-08-2007, 11:58 AM
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Missy has been doing this as well. I suspect it may be due to the fact that she's shedding like crazy. The weather keeps switching from cold to hot - I don't think her coat knows what to do
I'd be interested in any info as well
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Old 10-08-2007, 12:04 PM
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The weather has been switching like that too. But she's not shedding that much.

I'm not sure, I might try another food.
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Old 10-08-2007, 12:11 PM
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Yup, she just went for her check up about 2/3 weeks ago.
Before or after the scratching started?
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Old 10-08-2007, 12:13 PM
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After....?
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Old 10-08-2007, 12:26 PM
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Did the vet mention anything that could be causing it? Are allergens high in your area right now? Did she scrape Lizzie's skin to see if was mites or something? Did she recommend Benadryl?

If you want to change foods, go for it. However, if the food wasn't causing problems 1 month ago, why would it be causing problems now?
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Old 10-08-2007, 01:29 PM
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No, they said she was in perfect health.
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Old 10-08-2007, 03:46 PM
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Did you ask the vet about the scratching?
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