And it subsided during the winter, but really ramped up again in the Spring of 2015!

The limping has eased somewhat. I worked with her a little with my local integrative Vet, but was not happy when he did blood work for allergies and then wanted to put her on the desensitization allergy shots. My dog is due for her rabies shot Feb 6 and I’m getting a titer done tomorrow, just to have it, but I plan on telling the town/state either the dog died or I no longer have it, because I am NOT getting her another rabies shot, or any vaccine for that matter. They are completely unrelated!They live longer, perhaps, but they live in increasingly more chronic disease now than ever in history.

We often overthink the flea-ing and worming…don’t we?Interestingly, and strangely, I had missed 2 days of Apoquel…Today she has been limping. AFter a few times of this, I decided to find a different vet.

I thought doggie flu… turned her over to put a cool cloth on her belly and she was yellow (jaundice). AKC actively advocates for responsible dog ownership and is dedicated to advancing dog sports. Find a Puppy Normal development and interaction to gone. I began giving it to my seasonally allergic lab this summer and I do think it has helped. All raw meats are full of antibiotics, hormones and steroids, unless you can find, and afford, grass fed-free range meats. I had a holistic vet that gave me Chinese medicine for him, and it didn’t work. We have to wake her up for it to stop. If you missed Part One of this series on Apoquel, be sure to check it out here: At no cost to you, you'll receive first notice of every new blog post via our newsletter, In addition, you'll have access to special features, like Dr. Falconer's ebook We hope you'll join us inside. So if anyone has any thoughts to share, I would love to hear them. Founded in 1884, the AKC is the recognized and trusted expert in breed, health, and training information for dogs. She also has an excessive overbite, which sometimes makes it difficult for her to get her food out of her dish. Or for your cat to never start denuding and abrading her belly because she itches down there.Here’s what I see as true prevention, with some links to help you down that Natural Path.I have good news and bad news for you, if your dog is already plagued with the itch from hell.This is chronic disease, and there’s no “one size fits all” here. Love the diversity of the hill country as much as you do (living in Kerrville). Then came back and seemed to be unaffected by meds. Apoquel side effects listed for dogs in the product insert include:  vomiting, diarrhea, lethargy, anorexia, SQ or dermal masses (unspecified), decreased leukocytes, decreased globulins, and increased cholesterol and lipase. She came to us in rough shape after living on the streets for 2 weeks and scratching 75% of the hair off her body.I couldn’t agree more. Anytime I try to give him other sources he bites the fur completely off his back legs. Location: United States. She’s still licking and I would like to put her on some food regimen, but wonder if the vaccines and Apoquel cause the food allergies? Apoquel works rapidly, usually within 24 hours, to diminish itching. Rabbit seemed to be in short supply so we give her salmon with no potato. Can’t wait to learn more from your knowledge base. 1 answer.