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My jack Russell gets hot spots and scratches till she bleeds

by Sandy
(Miramar, fl)

It seems every since we fixed our jack Russell she gets red skin and itches!
We have done everything from food, antibiotics, the anxiety jacket, flea treated of course, etc
We are lost.. Please help does anyone have any other tips??? She is 6yrs old this has been going on since she was 3..

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Feb 18, 2014
JRT with itchy skin
by: Robert

Let's see, have you tried:

An oatmeal and an epsom salt bath (not at the same time). Religiously.

Have you tried adding Omega 3/Fish oil over her food? Some people also try using liquid olive oil or fish oil directly to the skin.

Have you tried an elimination diet?

Calendula and tree tee oil applied to the skin has been helpful.

Using a humidifier near where your Jack sleeps.

I was told a little bit of garlic is actually good for dogs with itchy skin, I plan on talking to my vet about this.

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