Why does my dog keep scratching?

asked 2017-03-06 15:33:47 -0500

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answered 2017-03-07 11:22:18 -0500

There are several reasons for your dog to itch. Some causes are fleas,mites and skin problems including dry skin,hot spots,and skin infections. Your dog also always neesds to be properly groomed. Seeing a vet is always the best thing to do if itchy skin is a on going issue.

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answered 2017-03-06 15:57:18 -0500

Occasional itching and scratching is natural dog behavior. Problems only arise, when our dog starts to itch and scratch with extreme frequency.

Common reasons for extreme dog itchiness include- Allergies, Bacterial infection, or Skin parasites.

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