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My dog smells like sweaty feet. Suki 2.5years, No thanks

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My dog smells like sweaty feet.
JA: I'll do all I can to help. What is your dog's name and age?
Customer: Suki 2.5years
JA: Is there anything else the Vet should know before I connect you? Rest assured that they'll be able to help you.
Customer: No thanks
Hello, you are through to Dr Linda, a UK based vet.
I'm sorry to hear this.
What breed are they?
Do they ever chew, lick or scratch their skin?
Is their skin red or scabby?
Customer: replied 11 days ago.
Tibetan terrier & yes she does scratch quite a lot.
Customer: replied 11 days ago.
No red or scabby skin
Thank you.Itchy skin combined with that sort of odour is likely attributable to a yeast infection. This would often be associated with an underlying issue such as atopic dermatitis (allergies) or a parasite infection.A vet visit is best to examine the skin and perform some basic tests such as a skin swab.The vet can prescribe anti itch medicine to break the itch scratch cycle and allow the skin to settle.I suspect she may need a medicated shampoo and/or anti fungals or antibiotics.

I hope this helps and please let me know if you have any further questions,

Stay safe,

Linda

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