Why is my dog scratching so much?

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Dogs and cats scratch themselves occasionally and it’s perfectly normal, but how do you know if there’s a more serious problem and what do you do about it if there is?

PARSIPPANY, N.J. (BUSINESS WIRE)—Zoetis Inc. (NYSE:ZTS), the leading global animal health company, a launched Your Animal Instinct , a program to help pet owners understand when their dog’s itching may be due to an allergy-related skin condition – and what they can do about it.

Dog owners can take an online itch quiz at YourAnimalInstinct.com to help them distinguish between their dog’s normal itch and when frequent scratching, licking, biting, and/or rubbing could be the sign of allergic skin disease.

Completion of the “Itch Instinct” quiz will trigger a donation made by Zoetis to expand the number of recipients in its K-9 Courage™ Program, which provides healthcare assistance to retired military and police dogs, as well as service dogs that assist veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress. Continue reading “Why is my dog scratching so much?”