Day by day he's getting less itchy... He's losing the added weight as well since he's off the kibble.
Generally by the end of summer, he averages 9 1/2 pounds from all the extra exercise in the dog park, lean mean running machine. But he'll put on weight over the winter as he's not able to go out in the cold and exercise is limited. He's 12 pounds at the moment, down from 13 just in the last month.