Red itchy rash on our dog's belly and crease of his legs
(Morris Plains, NJ, USA)
Our 4.5 y.o. bichon/yorkie mix (13.8 lb. weight) developed some kind of red rash; few on his belly and on the creases of his front legs. The red rash appears to be with out any puss on his belly but does have some raise to it on his legs.
We first saw it yesterday evening but he started to scratch it this morning. I gave him 1 tsp.of Benadryl this morning.
Our dog is not on any dry food, but we were recommended by one of the holistic vets in the area to switch him to raw food and we switched him to it about 6 months ago. We mix turkey meat and chicken gizzards with some vegetables. The last few days it was carrot and cabbage (cabbage was the first time we mixed in).
He does refuse to eat it absolutely raw, so we sear it a little bit. We add 1/4 tsp.of "flying basset digestive enzyme" & 1 tsp. "nutrigest powder" to his food (he eats once a day).
We usually don't give him any treats, but some blueberries some times instead. For the last few days I had given him "dogswell vitality chicken breast with flaxseed & vitamins" treat once a day.
Yesterday it was raining so he was not outside that much.
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