How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Dr. Gary Your Own Question
Dr. Gary
Dr. Gary, Dog Veterinarian
Category: Dog
Satisfied Customers: 2952
Experience:  DVM, Emergency Veterinarian; BS (Physiology) Michigan State Univ
15010675
Type Your Dog Question Here...
Dr. Gary is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

My dog's hair has turned in small patches on s upper back. I

Customer Question

My dog's hair has turned white in small patches on his upper back. I can easily pull the hair out of his coat. It's not connected to his shin. He's not scratching. What is this?
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 11 months ago.

Hi Leah, thanks for your question.

Can you tell me more about what is going on with Little Brother?

Do you have a picture to share?

Are there large patches of hair missing when the hair falls out or does it regrow?

What kind of flea/tick prevention are you using?

What color (or colors) is your boy naturally?

Is he neutered?

Related Dog Questions