Itchy 8 y/o mini...

by Kevin Panting
(Illinois - USA)

I have tried just about everything (including vet trips) to help Buddy during the summer months. He scratches, sometimes while wimpering and crying, almost constantly. Benadryl helps sometimes. I was wondering if it is OK to use a medicated shampoo on him. It helps me when my head gets itchy. He seems to have real bad "Schnauzer Skin". Any suggestions to help him quit scratching will be appreciated.

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Aug 04, 2016
by: Linda and Max

We tried everything with Max -go to your vet and ask for APOQUEL. It is non steroid and brilliant (It costs about £1 a day, but well worth it.) Max takes it for 5-6 months a year, no side effects.
It is the new wonder drug for allergies and I am sure it will be good for Buddy.(They couldn't make it fast enough last year and there was a shortage of supply).
Let us know how you get on, Kevin.

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