Itchy skin

@Lori:

We are having the same problem with our new puppy, we don't think it's the food because we kept her on the same food that the breeder was giving her. We had the same problem with our last Basenji every spring and fall. I suppose she may have been bitten without us knowing but we think there may be something else in the environment, either in the house or outside.

Do you have hot air vents on the floor? Did your last Basenji or present puppy have welts all over their body? Our puppy was extreme!! Her swollen eye disappeared when the body welts appeared. It was like a demon running through her body! The progression was very strange!!!

I think there might be somthing to the heat vent thing….

I just turned the heat back on yesterday, and thats when she had the swollen eye.... also, this all started back in december/january/feb when my heater has been on. I just dont know what the problem with the heater would be.... Ill try changing the filter again and go from there. hmmmm

@Grace:

Do you have hot air vents on the floor? Did your last Basenji or present puppy have welts all over their body? Our puppy was extreme!! Her swollen eye disappeared when the body welts appeared. It was like a demon running through her body! The progression was very strange!!!

I think they develop dry skin! Our puppy will lay on the vent constantly- I don't think the filters will change the reaction! I am now using Halo dreamcoat as a food additive (the pet store said oil should be in all dog's diets) and I limit her heater exposure! Your pup is very cute and she looks exactly like ours!!!

Also what kind of filter are you using? We use the allergen filters by 3M and they do make a difference for husband who has had allergies all his life.

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