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this makes the third one in what 3 month, I now have her on Benadryl can't keep giving her Steroids. Talked to the vet and they said to try the Benadryl the spot on her behind is dried up but still visible.

The other one is on her side kinda close to her back.

Teabags and Gold Bond Powder is what I'm using to dry it up.

Why is this poor girl getting them so much, gosh I hate them!:(:(
 

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Does she have an itchy coat? Flaky, dry, or dull? Perhaps trying some fish oil or a different food will help her coat not itch so much. Normally I would not say food would do it, but possibly since she is getting them so often.

Just an idea, not really sure.
 

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So sorry Chloe is suffering from so many hot spots. Hope you get them cleared up quickly. I used Listerene as recommended by Pointgold on Caue's last one and it healed very quickly and was not as messy as the GoldBond.
 

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Make sure you really dry her after she goes swimming Claudia. I actually purchased a professional dog dryer when my boys swam in our pool. It did help prevent Shadow from getting hot spots.
 

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Poor Girl! It seems like one goes away and she gets another!
I have noticed that Kody had gotten bit by mosquito's and they do scab, but never really turn into the hotspot. I keep his nails trimmed with a dremel tool, so they are very smooth. I have noticed before that sometimes if their nails are too long or sharp, they dig at their skin very badly which causes the bite/irritation to worsen. just a thought!?
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Poor Chloe, I hope they can figure out why she keeps getting the hot spots.
 

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Aaah, Claudia, I'm so sorry to hear this!

I'm still fighting Rascal's, too. WHAT benadryl are they recommending, the powder or the cream ointment? I'm curious because the steroids don't seem to be doing the job here.

Poor Chloe, my thoughts are with you both! :(
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Aaah, Claudia, I'm so sorry to hear this!

I'm still fighting Rascal's, too. WHAT benadryl are they recommending, the powder or the cream ointment? I'm curious because the steroids don't seem to be doing the job here.

Poor Chloe, my thoughts are with you both! :(
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I'm giving her Benadryl Pills, she had two earlyer and so far no messing with the spot, she is also on the tiered side..LOL
 

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Does she have an itchy coat? Flaky, dry, or dull? Perhaps trying some fish oil or a different food will help her coat not itch so much. Normally I would not say food would do it, but possibly since she is getting them so often.

Just an idea, not really sure.
I wish that was it, she's been on the same food for the last 7 month. She usually does not itch at all unless one of those comes up.
 

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Make sure you really dry her after she goes swimming Claudia. I actually purchased a professional dog dryer when my boys swam in our pool. It did help prevent Shadow from getting hot spots.
Thanks Kim, I'm really out of ideas what could cause them, the first time she went swimming this year was this past Saturday and she was dry when we took her home..maybe a little damp but the kids played with them for another hour at the court and she was dry.:(:(
 

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Poor Chloe... I hope she gets better soon! I wish they would never get those horrible things! Give Chloe a big hug and kiss from Lucy and me. :)
 

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What food are you feeding her? If she is getting hot spots frequently she might have an allergy to something, does she get these during the winter? Could be seasonal or food allergy.
 

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What food are you feeding her? If she is getting hot spots frequently she might have an allergy to something, does she get these during the winter? Could be seasonal or food allergy.
she is on Purina One since age 6 month, she is only 11 month old, so I don't know about winter yet!
 

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I was thinking it could be a seasonal allergy too. Have you had her thyroid tested?
 

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Poor Chloe! Twister was on Canidae (new formula) about 5 months before he started breaking out in terrible hot spots (he still has no hair and probably never will from the worst one that happened in February). I switched him to Blue Buffalo and haven't seen one since. Hope she gets better fast.
 
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