Wedding Woes
Options

Dog related

I think we may have to get Blake a collar---you know...the cone of shame.

He licks himself until he gets granulomas...holes in his skin.  He gets them mostly on his hind legs.  I feel so bad.  I'm sure it's anxiety related, so I'm prodding H to take him on runs again.  I think he's a "happier" dog when he gets lots of exercise.

Poor puppy.
image

Re: Dog related

  • Options
    MrsMyrtleMrsMyrtle member
    First Comment
    edited December 2011
    This is bizarre. I was thinking the same thing about Toby last night. He cannot.stop.licking. It woke me up at midnight, and again at 6:00 this morning. 

    Is it possible Blake has allergies? Maybe try giving him a Benadryl (1mg/pound of body weight) and see if it helps.
    image
  • Options
    edited December 2011
    I was just going to comment about allergies. Haley's are bad right now too, except she itches her ears.


    Image and video hosting by TinyPic Gone too Soon.
  • Options
    nicoleg1982nicoleg1982 member
    First Comment
    edited December 2011
    Cut his tongue out!  Wallah!  Problem solved.
    imageimage
  • Options
    **O-Face****O-Face** member
    First Anniversary 5 Love Its First Comment
    edited December 2011
    Blake licked so much last week, that he didn't poop for 3 full days.

    ::smh::

    I will try the benadryl.

    And the weird thing...it's on the BOTTOM of his feet....above his pads...the same exact place on both feet.  Like my dog has stigmata.
    image
  • Options
    edited December 2011
    Iggy used to lick himself raw - it was horrible. He lived in the cone. I felt sorry for him. I am amazed he even got adopted.
    image
  • Options
    edited December 2011
    Su has a cone of shame for licking herself raw too. Why are dogs such fruitcakes? When I'm nervous I don't lick myself raw, I just sit there quietly and sometimes cry. Geez.
    image
  • Options
    **O-Face****O-Face** member
    First Anniversary 5 Love Its First Comment
    edited December 2011
    It's almost like ulcers, but I looked up some stuff and did a little research.  It makes sense.
    image
  • Options
    notamrsnotamrs member
    First Anniversary Combo Breaker First Comment
    edited December 2011
    O - if you haven't already discovered these, they are great.  You can get them at amazon, petco, etc:

    Comfy Cone (clicky)
  • Options
    GBCKGBCK member
    First Anniversary 5 Love Its Name Dropper First Comment
    edited December 2011
    tired doggies are good doggies.
    We end up bitter appling Melvin (Dawg's tail) a lot because she's kinda crazy.

    We tried the inflat-a-collar-- http://www.arcatapet.com/item.cfm?cat=12670But Dawg's body shape is weird enough she can still reach it.

This discussion has been closed.
Choose Another Board
Search Boards