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    09-12-2012, 08:38 PM
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Scabby back?

Hi guys!! I've been monitoring these "scabs" on my dog's back for the past few days.
They haven't gotten bigger, he shows no signs of pain when I touch/pick at them.
They're not blood though, it looks like when you pop a pimple and then the oil dries.

He DOES have fleas. I just put his medicine on today (wasn't going to do it before the 30th day, too scared)

I want to remove them all, it's kind of a patch.. but I'm worried about doing so. I took some pictures just so you guys get what I'm talking about.

Would you give him a bath? Or brush them off?
OH! They are VERY itchy. If I scratch them, his leg starts going.
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    09-13-2012, 02:22 AM
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One of my cats gets this everywhere on her body, and hers is a flea allergy, so it could possbly be that, you just have to deflea all the time.

I would wash it in a betadine solution, as it is an antiseptic.

I'm not sure what season it is over there (here we are in spring, so every allergy is popping up here) but it is possible it's an allergy to something.

How long has he had them for?
Where abouts on his body are they?
     
    09-13-2012, 11:30 AM
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He's had them for a month (as my mom wouldn't order our flea meds)
They're really only from the middle of his back to halfway down his tail
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    09-13-2012, 12:14 PM
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It's also late summer here. Almost fall
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    09-13-2012, 08:48 PM
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Those look kinda like my cat's scabs (flea's) also because she used to scratch herself and I think cut her self up. You could also give him a bath with a flea and dawn dishwashing soap.i used a flea comb and used to take the scabs off but only after they were just scabs.they stop once the flea's are gone.any flea med should work. Oh and lavender smelling stuff works great fleas hate the smell
     
    09-13-2012, 09:47 PM
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I never knew that! Thanks!!
I'm planning on giving him a bath Saturday when I give my horse a bath! Hahaha
     
    09-16-2012, 09:20 PM
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Yearling
Your welcome have fun with the bath fest :)
     
    09-16-2012, 09:23 PM
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Just gave him a bath today. He's feeling way better now!
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    09-16-2012, 09:33 PM
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Yearling
Thats good. Its no fun being so itchy.
     
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