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    LilMansMom posted:
    My dog has some kind of skin allergies. It's been confirmed by my vet that it's not fleas, but we can't afford testing right now. I have 2 questions...1) Is it ok to give him Benadryl to keep him comfortable? And 2) Is there something common that we could test for before spending hundreds on tests for things he doesn't have? I've tried changing food and anti itch spray. I can't keep spending $100+ at vet for shots that provide temporary relief. He's about 70-75 lbs
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    mjt2006 responded:
    My German Shepherd itches a LOT. I've just begun to wonder if it is due to the topical we use to prevent lymes. We live in MN, so I'm skipping his Nov. dose to see if he gets better. He is 2 years old now and has been on Vectra monthly for a year and a half.... just a thought.


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