…and Tierce is scratching. It’s not as bad as it was that first year, but we’ve been controlling it with Atopica. Unfortunately, it appears that Tierce is going to need a full-time, pill-a-day regime from May to September. March and April, we can get away with cutting it back and I’m thinking in the winter we can cut down to two or even one.
We’ve got to keep on top of this because he’s starting to show worn eyebrows and the tips of his ears are a testament to increased scratching. He has been nibbling at his front legs, but not as bad as other years. He is showing a preference for rubbing his face in the grass, something that is somewhat counterproductive, since I suspect that he’s allergic to grass pollen.
I know that there was little way to know that the rabies shot he got would affect him so badly, but I’m still kind of mad about that. Not at the vet, not at myself, but just at the fates.
Here’s another picture of him (we went on an epic 4-hour geocaching trip yesterday). He still seems to be having fun with life so, again, he’s not as bad off as he was the first and second year.