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German shepard--he has a crusty flaky skin on back. It seems

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German shepard--he has a crusty flaky skin on back. It seems like the areas are growing.We have an antibiotic from previous .It seems to work but having a really hard time giving it to him.Pills are very large.Can head and shoulders shsmpoo be used?
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the dog's name and age?
Customer: Rock-10yrs old
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about the dog?
Customer: No very healthy but spleen is slightly enlarged
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Jennifer Van Noy replied 3 months ago.


I’m Dr. Jenn and I’m a licensed veterinarian with 18 years of experience. I’m here to help with your question about

Rock. I’m so sorry you’re having this problem, but glad you’re looking for the information you need. You may join the conversation at any time by typing in what you want to say then clicking REPLY or SEND. Then we can chat back and forth until you’re satisfied with the information I’ve provided. I’ll do my best to earn your good rating, because that’s the only way I receive any compensation for helping you.

In order to help me help you better, I’ll need a little more information. To start with, please tell me:

  • What are the antibiotics you already have?
  • What kind of skin disease has Rock had in the past?
  • Are you able to take pictures and upload them for me to see?

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