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Why is my Dog so Itchy?

Written by Dr. Candice Bittner, DVM Itching can take different forms: scratching, licking paws, head shaking, or scooting on the carpet are common itchy dog behaviors. Occasional itching can be perfectly normal but when itching becomes persistent it can affect your dog’s quality of life; including your own quality of life, too. If you have ever been kept up all night because your dog is licking its feet or thumping its tail on the floor you know what I’m talking about! Read Dr. Bittner’s Bio on Meet Our Vets Can Dogs Have Allergies? Why do dogs itch? Most dogs itch because of some sort