Apparently it is very common for dogs to have/develop the itchies. Fleas were ruled out by the vet. So I have been doing research about what to do about my itchy dog. Cici suddenly appears to have allergies and has become itchier than normal, chewing and licking on her paws. Of course, nothing stops her from rolling around in the grass, eating grass.
Here’s a photo don’t know if you can see the discoloration on her paw but this is NOT normal for her. She was sleepy and not being very cooperative about taking the photo so may have to take another one later.
She was eating raw food patties and Paul Newman’s kibble. And we ran out and I got Dogswell kibble. Could that be the culprit?
We are experimenting with her food including giving her Mulligan Stew, canned turkey and chicken. She LOVES the food and so far, she is still itchy, it is only a couple of days on this food though.
A friend recommended Ziwi Peak, which looks great, is from New Zealand and is rather costly.
Am also thinking of going back to feeding her a partly raw diet, with patties from Stella and Chewy’s.
She LOVES Dr. Harvey’s and Honest Kitchen, also pricey. We have tried Thrive, YUM, and not tried the Keen Thrive is grain free, Keen is low gluten.
Have fed her chicken that I make for myself as well as turkey. No grains work best for her.
And I even started giving her some Bach Flowers Rescue Remedy drops as well as Raw Apple Cider Vinegar mixed with water and Lavendar Essential Oil.
Could be overkill. Am not up for having her do steroids or take an allergy test so that is what we’re doing.
Here’s some articles I found helpful, too.