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Test your animal instinct
Should you talk to your veterinarian about your dog’s itching? Take this quiz to learn more.
By completing the “Itch Instinct” quiz*, you will trigger a donation by Zoetis to expand the number of recipients in its K-9 Courage™ Program, which provides financial and in-kind product donations to retired military and active police dogs as well as active service dogs that assist veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress.
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If your dog has frequent itching, your veterinarian can help!
For many years, corticosteroids, immunosuppressive drugs, or antihistamines were the only treatment for itch relief in dogs. However, steroids and immunosuppressive drugs can have serious long-term side effects such as increased panting, liver disease, and risk of infection, and antihistamines can cause severe drowsiness.
There is another treatment available that decreases dogs’ itches and desire to scratch, while also reducing inflammation, redness or swelling of the skin. Get information about a treatment option for allergic itching.