How do you know your dog is itchy when they can’t tell you?
Scratching is one of the most obvious signs. You may be familiar with the frustration and worry that can arise when you're being kept awake at night by your dog’s scratching!
But did you know that other signs can also indicate that your dog is itchy?
These signs include:
All dogs scratch from time-to-time but if your dog is showing any of these signs frequently and often they may be suffering from an uncomfortable allergic skin condition. Your vet can help!
Allergic itch in dogs can have a number of causes. These include:
Fleas and mites
Environmental allergens, e.g. pollen, dust mites, grasses
To effectively treat your dog’s itchy skin, you need to know the underlying cause. Your vet is the best person to work with to identify the cause and determine an effective solution. This may include the steroid-free treatment that relieves itch fast.
without nasty steroid side-effects
RELIEVES ITCH FAST
so you and your dog can get back to enjoying life
PROVEN TO BE EFFECTIVE
Once your dog’s uncomfortable itching is relieved, your vet can work towards diagnosing and addressing the underlying cause of your dog’s skin condition.
Until recently, vets didn’t have many alternatives to the use of steroids to treat itch in dogs. Unfortunately steroids can be associated with numerous unwanted side-effects that may affect your dog’s health, quality of life and even impact your own day-to-day routine. Some of these side-effects can even occur during only short courses of steroids.
Developments in our understanding of allergic itch in dogs have resulted in an innovative steroid-free treatment option for itchy dogs.
See your vet and ask about the steroid-free treatment that can relieve itching and make your dog comfortable, fast.
3 year old Pug-cross.
Pickles’ vet says:
“Pickles’ owner was very distressed at the thought that her dog was suffering because of his itch so I wanted something that would work quickly. She was also very worried about steroid side effects and wanted to avoid their use where possible.”
Jena’s new owner Kim says:
“If I didn't have access to the steroid-free treatment for Jena it would be quite devastating … She would have really poor skin and a great deal of distress. One of the things that touches my heart whenever I see her is the images of what she looked like when she first came into the RSPCA and how far she's come…I've seen the progress so far and I'm just so excited about how much she's going to improve in the future.”
Ask your vet about the steroid-free treatment that relieves itch faster and safer than steroids.
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