claire24 Posted January 18, 2009 Report Share Posted January 18, 2009 On Monday I took Aveda to the vet because her skin has been driving her crazy. She obsessively bites at her rump and the base of her tail, so the vet diagnosed her with a flea allergy. She got a pill to kill all the fleas, and now is on monthly preventative (Advantage Multi) and I treated my other dog and the carpet for fleas. I'm assuming for now that it's a flea allergy until I have reason to believe otherwise, so that's what I'm treating. The fleas are gone, but her skin is infected and still very itchy. She's on an antibiotic, but I really hate that she still has gotten no relief! I'm also very concerned since she got spayed on Wednesday that she is going to scratch open her stitches. She is actually able to get her back leg up there and has already scratched it red. She's wearing a cone collar so she doesn't chew it, and now I'm wrapping a t-shirt around her midsection so she can't get to the stitches. I have a good oatmeal shampoo, but can't bathe her for a few days because of her surgery. She's been eating Chicken Soup the past 3 weeks (before that was shelter food) plus vitamin c for kennel cough and fish oil for her skin. Does anybody have a good remedy that would provide immediate relief until the infection is gone and the incision is healed? Aloe vera? Tea tree oil? I'm desperate! She is so miserable! Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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