Excessive scratching

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Excessive scratching

Postby BlockyDog » Mon Dec 26, 2011 10:56 am

Hey all I know that APBT's are known to have skin issues. Infact all of my dogs at some point or other have been faced with it. Is there any way to diagnosis demdectic mange? He is constantly biting and scratching him self so much so that he ends up causing small cuts. I also know that his immune system is still immature and that it will be about a year 1/2 before it is fully developed. Is there anything that I could try to eliminate the uncomforted he is facing without having to go with the DIP method? I have used medicated shampoos and tried to supplement his food with extra vitamin filled gravy's ( all natural so they say) but to no avail sell scratching.


THanks guys.
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Re: Excessive scratching

Postby Amie » Mon Dec 26, 2011 11:43 am

Has he been to a vet for this? What did the vet say?
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Re: Excessive scratching

Postby BlockyDog » Mon Dec 26, 2011 12:04 pm

Amie wrote:Has he been to a vet for this? What did the vet say?


He's been to the vet who saw a minor outbreak. Stupidly I mentioned what I thought it was. So the prescribed a medicated shampoo, they didn't do a scrapping.
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Re: Excessive scratching

Postby AllisonPitbullLvr » Mon Dec 26, 2011 5:07 pm

Go back and ask for a scraping.
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