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Thread: Dog that wont stop licking its leg

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    Default Dog that wont stop licking its leg

    Yesterday I decided to go for a hike with my dog. Towards the end of the hike I noticed he was covered in ticks. (I applied the Frontline Plus prior to going on the hike). When we got home I brushed him for a good while to try and get the ticks out of his coat. However, since then he has been licking his two front legs non-stop. He seems to be licking the one leg more than the other and I have a feeling a "hot spot" is going to form. My question is should I take him to the vet today? This is my first dog and I'm just a little unsure of what to do.

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    If your concerned, take him to the Vet. Don

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    Kinda like deciding when to blow the whistle on a blind. If you have to think about it, it is too late. If the question arises in your mind go! Same applies to calling 911. You are not wasting anyones time with those decisions.
    John C aka jacduck

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