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HOT SPOTS..won't stop itching..Help

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Dylan

Lets Dig A BIG- Hole!
 
 
Barked: Fri Jan 19, '07 1:39pm PST 
Hi my poor little Bichon has two or three really bad hot spots that she will not stop chewing at! Does anyone have any advice on how to relieve her?confused

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Elsie Mae- Ray

Cherry Angel and- Elsie NUN- furever pals
 
 
Barked: Fri Jan 19, '07 3:51pm PST 
Has the vet seen her? I knowthere are some over the counter things but i would probably get it looked ta first.
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Coco Mabry

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Barked: Sat Jan 26, '13 9:24am PST 
My Bichon has hot spots too. So far the vet has tested for many different things but has not found the source of the problem. I am looking for a solution at this point instead of the cause. Were you able to find something that worked?

We have tried numerous limited ingredient over-the-counter and vet-only types of limited ingredient dog foods. Some have helped but we have not found anything that has made a big enough difference to stop taking the prescribed medications. I have heard holistic food may help, so we are going to try that next.

How is everything now with your Bichon. What worked and what did not work? Any help would be very much appreciated.
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Dr. Watson

Not a wiener- dawg!
 
 
Barked: Sat Jan 26, '13 10:54am PST 
OP, you should move this thread to the Health Forum. I'm sure you will get lots more help there. smile
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Noah

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Barked: Sat Jan 26, '13 1:30pm PST 
The last time Noah had a hot spot I tried a home remedy that worked pretty well. I took a green tea bag, got it wet and pressed it up against the hot spot. I then wrapped an Ace bandage around Noah's leg for about 15-20 minutes. I did that a couple times over the course of a couple days and it really seemed to help clear it up and relieve the itching.

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Toto, CD, RN, CGC

We don't do- doodles!!!
 
 
Barked: Sat Jan 26, '13 1:48pm PST 
This post is from 2007!!!
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Dr. Watson

Not a wiener- dawg!
 
 
Barked: Sat Jan 26, '13 2:15pm PST 
Zombies in January? What the feline?
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