• Hi my question is my puppy has been itching for about 2 weeks now the vet prescribe medicine for the itching but hasn't really help. Now he is getting little bumps on his bag leg and on top of his head they look almost like a pimple. Can this be a reaction to an allergy?

    Hi Daniel,
    I recommend that you take him back into see your veterinarian. The itchiness and bumps that you are describing can be caused by an allergy but there can be other causes as well. These include a food allergy, skin mites, fleas, infection, or an underlying metabolic issue. It is also concerning that the medication is not working. Your vet can talk to you more about the cause of his symptoms and the treatment he needs after they have examined your pet.

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