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|09-25-2006, 08:49 AM||#1|
YT 500 Club Member
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Howie has been chasing his one hind leg in a circle biting it for a few days now. At first I thought he was just bored and looking for something to chew on, but he keeps doing it!!! I tried putting baby powder on him yesterday but it didn't help. Any idea what it could be from??
Howie & Sarah
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|09-25-2006, 09:47 AM||#2|
Crazy about Kacee!
Join Date: May 2005
Could just be a mosquito bite or something like that. When Muffin would get a place like that, I would just give it a spray of some hydrocortisone spray and she would leave it alone then.
Muffin 1991-2005 Rest in Peace My Little Angel
|09-25-2006, 10:45 AM||#3|
YT 3000 Club Member
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: El Paso, Texas
I would think it was fleas. Look for fleas or flea dirt. They look like brown specks of dirt, but if you put some on a white paper and add a little water they will turn pink because they are really dried blood.
If you see evidence of fleas, giving him a bath with Dawn dishwashing liquid will drown the fleas that are on him right now. Stay away from the flea shampoos a lot of dogs have reaction to them and they are very drying to the skin (which fleas love by the way). Then buy a flea collar, cut it up and put it in your vaccuum and then start vacuuming every day to pick up the eggs. You can spritz him with a mixture made of one ounce water, 1 drop tea tree oil, 1 drop lemon grass oil, one drop citronella to keep them off of him until you get the house cleared.