Our 1 1/2 yr old Aussie has been chewing on his paws for over a month now. He now has chewed off hair around one of his knuckles on his paws, and he is slightly losing hair around his eyes. We haven't seen him being bothered on his face at all, just chewing on his paws constantly. He does wear Frontline Plus. We will probably take him to the vet, but does this sound like allergies, or more like mites of some kind? We've tried to give him Benadryl to stop the chewing, but he's been obsessed with it once we calm down for the night. His other paws are a little red from chewing on it also.View Thread
A couple months ago, our 1 yr old Aussie mix developed a tiny white bump under his eye. We assumed it was a doggie stye, and kept an eye on it. After about a month, it started to go away, but then suddenly we noticed he has a bunch of tiny bumps around his eyes now that are grayish in color. They do not seem to bother him it all, and are sometimes more noticeable than others. He wears Frontline for flea/tick prevention, so I'm hoping this isn't any sort of mite bites or something. Is it possible that this is just an allergy? He does spend lots of time in his grandma's garden, so we wonder if that has something to do with it. Has anyone had this problem before? We are reluctant to take him to the doctor and waste the $50 office visit if it is just allergies. Hoping for some advice!View Thread
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