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Old October 4th, 2011, 08:59 AM
katialan katialan is offline
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Samoyed health issues not sure if allergies or infection

My 2 year old samoyed has been squinting his eyes and shedding a lot more. For a couple days he seemed like he was getting better then this morning his nose appeared dry and cracked. He is eating, drinking and acting normal. Any advice?
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Old October 4th, 2011, 03:09 PM
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I am not a Vet but maybe he has allergies???? Time to see your Vet I would think. patti
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Old October 6th, 2011, 03:23 AM
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There could be a thyroid issue, or allergies. This breed is also susceptible to zinc deficiency, though that has to be addressed carefully.
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Old October 6th, 2011, 10:15 AM
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My first thought is what kind of dish is he using? Many of the plastic ones can cause irritations and switching to a good ceramic or stainless steel dish is a good start. Keep it clean.
After that, I echo the previous posters: try getting him vet checked for allergies, thyroid, vitamin deficiency.
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and wearing a collar with an ID tag.
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allergy, cracked, dry nose, shedding, squinty eyes

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