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Old 01-09-2006, 07:39 PM
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Default My Chihuahua won't stop itching!

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I hope you can help me. My Chi is a longcoat and is coming on heat. She kept scratching so I looked for any fleas and any flea dirt. There was none. I looked for dry, flaky skin. There was none. I gave her a bath and used Frontline (last night). I used Frontline as I thought she could have a tick, lice or something. However, after about 15 mins after the bath she started scratching again. I don't know what it can be. I have never had a longhaired Chi before so is this common? I only got her last week, although she is not a puppy. Apart from the scratching she is in good health and is happy here. I thought it could be a nervous thing, but she really does try to bite and scratch different places - paws, the side of her rump and tail. My other two Chis are unaffected. PLEASE HELP
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Old 01-09-2006, 07:53 PM
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Could it be an alergy to something?
Do you know what kind of food they were feeding her where you got her from? Are you feeding her something different?

I have 3 longcoats and they have an occasional itch, but that's it.
I don't know anything about breeding though.
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Old 01-09-2006, 07:59 PM
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Thank you for your reply. I am feeding her the same as the breeder - Royal Canin Mini Light. I really do not understand why she keeps doing it!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Old 01-09-2006, 09:53 PM
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sounds like an allergy to me.
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Old 01-10-2006, 10:21 AM
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Yeah perhaps she does have an allergy. But she doesn't have a runny nose, itchy eyes or ears. I am going to a different petshop today so will see what they have. Cheers
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Old 01-10-2006, 10:43 AM
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A food reaction wouldn't give a runny nose or watery eyes. It would be skin reaction/dry skin/ hives/welts/hot spots.
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Old 01-10-2006, 10:50 AM
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I will get some different dog food today and see how it goes...hives? That sounds awful. She hasn't got a rash or anything - although I'm not sure what Hives is. What is a 'HOT SPOT'??
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Old 01-10-2006, 02:19 PM
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Maybe try RC for puppies. It is tiny and very full of the oils your Chi needs. It helped my Chis big time with dry flaky skin (not that your are showing that). I am not sure but I think the light might mean light on calories? IF it is you might want' to try the puppy formula.
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