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Can you tell me how old your German Shepherd is?.
Was dryness of the fur a problem before the bath but got worse after the bath?
Do you add any omega fatty acids to the dogs meal and if so what?
Has your dog ever been tested for a thyroid problem?
Thank you for that information. I suspect what you are seeing is a combination of age and thyroid related. The thyroid can have a dog loose its hair and the hair can become brittle and dry.
You don't mentio what omega you use but I have found that coconut oil works better than most.
Also when your GS is groomed I would mention that you would like an extra conditioner on the dog after the shampoo.
I would also let your vet know as the meds may need to be adjusted again.
Use of coconut oil/ if you are not currently useing this then start out slowly adding it to the food as too much at once can cause loose stool