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Rebecca, Dog Veterinarian
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My 12 yr old german shepherd is scratching and biting which

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My 12 yr old german shepherd is scratching and biting which is depressing and tiring her. She has been to vet & had anti biotics + steriods which eased it for a while but is now back to scratching & biting again. Steroids made her incontinent and Urilin made her sick. Used Advocat flea remover which seemed to instigate the problem - please help!
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Rebecca replied 2 years ago.
Hello,
I am sorry to hear about Luey. I am a veterinarian, and will do my best to help.
Is this a new problem for her, or has itching been a problem for awhile?
Have you tried anything besides steroids for the itching?
This is an Info Request to help me answer your question.
Rebecca