Missing fur, itching question

So I'm from Nebraska but moved to Texas. For the Fourth, I went to visit Nebraska and took my girl with me. While there she was attacked by a Boxer/Mastiff mix. She wasn't seriously injured, but lost a patch of fur around her throat. Now that the fur is growing back, the area is red and irritated and she scratches at it a lot. I'm worried that she's going to keep the fur from growing back in that spot, and I feel bad that it's bothering her. Is there something I can do or should I go to the vet about it?

Have you tried any ointments like A&D or Hydrocortisone. I would take her to the vet just to make sure. So sorry you had to go through this awful experience.

Or you can try Tea Tree Oil… which will stop the itch (usually) and help heal

@jys1011:

Have you tried any ointments like A&D or Hydrocortisone. I would take her to the vet just to make sure. So sorry you had to go through this awful experience.

I haven't yet because I never know what human stuff can work on my dog. I have both of those laying around the house and haven't thought to try yet. I'm somewhat worried about taking her to the vet after this since she's become pretty aggressive. I was hoping to try stuff on my own, and if that didn't work, then go to a vet.

@Larka:

I haven't yet because I never know what human stuff can work on my dog. I have both of those laying around the house and haven't thought to try yet. I'm somewhat worried about taking her to the vet after this since she's become pretty aggressive. I was hoping to try stuff on my own, and if that didn't work, then go to a vet.

A&D works great and is very safe for dogs…. even baby puppies....

I've used hydrocortisone on my highly allergic boxer and she does okay with it.

Arlene-what's your boxer allergic to??

My C3PO is allergic to just about EVERYTHING..you name it he's allergic. So we've been giving him allergy shot for desensitizing the inhalant allergies. I've also had to change his food for the food allergies..GEE WHIZ 😃

Everything-absolutely. She's now on fish and sweet pot. Not having ANYTHING else and still is itching like a fiend. I'm going to take her to the vet in August for them. She's constantly on benedryl. But she also had HOD and basically still has a VERY low immune system. She reacts to everything.

Have you tried the allergy shots to desensitize to inhalant allergies?? It seems to be working.

I thought I had it under control then I put advantage multi on her-baaaaaaad mommy! A few more weeks-hopefully-then I can start again with her food. There is a new food out there that has no potato in it. It has tapioca. I'm going to try it. I haven't even had her tested yet b/c it will cost a fortune up here. She was doing okay b/f the advantage multi-if I can get her back to that state I'll be happy.

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