• My dog recently had surgery and as a result patches of his fur was shaved off. Now that the fur is growing back he is very itchy. Is there anything I can do to help sooth the itchy skin. I cant bathe him yet cause he also has stitches. The areas where the hair is growing back is not near the stitches. Funny enough he does not scratch at those.

    Hi Rhea,
    It seems as your dog is uncomfortable. I would recommend discussing this with the veterinarian that performed the surgery. They will likely want to do an exam to determine the cause of the itching and they can determine the best treatment options. Usually, the sutures become itchy as the skin begins to heal. Make sure you are preventing your dog from licking these areas.

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