Pets Scratching Too Much


Our dogs and cats scratch, but what’s normal pet itchiness or scratching just because they are dogs or cats, compared with – ok now there’s an issue?

HEAR veterinary dermatologist Dr. Heather Edgington on my national Steve Dale’s Pet World radio show.

First know that itching is not only seen with scratching….What? Dr. Edgington explains what she means. And that with cats, especially, you don’t always seen them scratching.

Bottom line: If the behavior is bugging you, it’s bugging your pets!

Allergies are one reason why this scratching happens – but there are many potential explanations.

What about dosing an antihistamine? Edgington explains more about meds for itchy pets.




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