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I have a mini schnauzer 8yrs old and I've noticed that when

I have a mini schnauzer 8yrs old and I've noticed that when I last shaved his back and upper leg that he had so many bumps all around. Some bumps seemed to pop as I was inspecting the area. After I bathed him in shampoo (oatmeal) his skin was softer, shiny and bumps started to go away. I see some now though that are sporatic ( one on leg, arm pit, stomach, one on chest and front leg) and they are different almost like a mosquito bite because it's raised but has a sort of dark scab at the top. What do you think this could be? How can it be treated? P.S He is on prescription food for bladder stones so his diet hasn't changed in 6years.JA: I'll do all I can to help. Have you looked to see if there is a wound on their foot?Customer: No woundsJA: The Veterinarian will ask you more detailed questions to find out what is causing this. What is the dog's name?Customer: SparkyJA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Sparkly?Customer: Sometimes if he gets small bumps or lesions on his inner thigh it may have a yellow or greenish pus in it. These don't occur often but will suddenly pop up from time to time.JA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Veterinarian about your situation and then connect you two.

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My dog is losing large clumps of hair and has bare dry skin

My dog is losing large clumps of hair and has bare dry skin exposed. The skin on 50% of her body is very scaly and dry. She isn't itching it and doesn't seem to be bothered by it. However, it's very upsetting seeing these huge spots and she also has horrible dandruff. What should I do to help her?

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My pug smells like a match that has been lit and out; he's

My pug smells like a match that has been lit and blown out; he's very itchy and his "arm pits" are greasy; his legs are even red; I adopted him 2 months ago and put himhe is on a grain free diet; his last owner said he has a chronic skin disorder.JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Have you looked to see if there is a wound on their foot?Customer: It's not his foot.JA: What is the dog's name?Customer: HugoJA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Hugo?Customer: He was put on antibiotics for severe inflammation when I first got him. The lining of his ears were very thick but got better after medication. Now the symptoms seem to be returning.JA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Veterinarian about your situation and then connect you two.

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Constant iching all areas of body : Coco 5 years old : Very

Constant iching all areas of bodyJA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the dog's name and age?Customer: Coco 5 years oldJA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Coco?Customer: Very resistant to contact will bite if we try to pick her up...I am using an anti- itch spray with a light brushing..just started Benadryl ---1- 25 mg .. Dog is about 18 lbsJA: Using the wrong medication for fleas can be dangerous. You should definitely talk to the Veterinarian. OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Veterinarian about your situation and then connect you two.

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My Cocker Spaniel is eight years old and last six months we

My Cocker Spaniel is eight years old and for the last six months we have been battling a skin problem where she has large round sores over her body. Hair comes out and area is raw in appearance. We have tried everything the vet has recommended including antibiotics, baths with medicated shampoo, change in dog food (no chicken). Nothing seems to help, I feel so sorry for her as she is miserable, any ideas?

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My dog has been having problems with her paws and they swell

my dog has been having problems with her paws and they swell up and drain and today a gelatin like pellet came out when that happened it was white but also almost clear. please help.

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What can I give my dog, she is scratching constantly? I had

What can I give my dog, she is scratching constantly? I had her skin scraped for mites and she has none. She has no fleas and is a white lab mix.

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My 8 year old blue gray Chihuahua's coat has become thin down

My 8 year old blue gray Chihuahua's coat has become thin down his back with some small bare spots. The hair has become coarser and has a brownish tint. Could this be a sign of a vitamin deficiency? He eats mostly chicken, dog food is Purina One chicken and rice formula.

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Golden retriever with excessive hair loss on hind end. Oily

Golden retriever with excessive hair loss on hind end. Oily skin with strange odor and white dandruff looking flakes

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