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Old 02-03-2014, 11:01 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Yes, long term steroid use has effects.
Have you consulted a veterinary dermatologist?

Many owners and general vets use prednisone or something similar because it works, and is quite inexpensive. IMO, it is not the best solution though (but better than a miserable scratching dog).
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