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I tried googling and searching the boards, but I didn't see anyone else reporting this, so I"ll ask. Forgive me if I've missed something.
We have a rescue mutt, Mya, who does well with the rabbits. She is a very chill dog and the new rabbits seem to regard her as a stupid rabbit. The buns have no problems going right up to her, jumping on her, nosing her, etc. The dog just tries to sleep through it all, the most aggressive move the dog has made is to get up and sulk off to her bed. I thought things were going perfectly!
But now the dog, Mya, has developed very red puffy and irritated eyes and muzzle and paw pads. She has been licking and scratching like mad. Could she be allergic to bunnies? Maybe allergic to the hay we've brought in for them? We haven't changed the dog's diet or anything else for the dog since we acquired Lady and Poobah.
I checked both doggy and bunnies for fleas - haven't seen any, but I guess that doesn't mean they aren't there. The bunnies have nice, dense glossy fur. They don't scratch. The dog has never had a problem before this. Ideas?