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Q. My dog is always scrathing her skin or chewing at her skin. Will benadryl help her. She weights 10 pds

A. Benadryl may help, however anti-histamines alone may not take care of all of the symptoms. Anti-histamines can calm the itchiness associated with allergies, but if her problem is parasites like fleas or mites she needs specific treatment for those. Schedule an appointment with your vet to determine exactly what's causing the itchiness.

Answered By
DR. CHRISTIE LONG, D.V.M., C.V.A.

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