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Dr. Jenn, Dog Veterinarian
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have scabs on my dogs head and neck areas; plus an odor;

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have scabs on my dogs head and neck areas; plus an odor;
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Jenn replied 7 years ago.

Hi there

This sounds like a skin infection. Antibiotics are the treatment of choice to resolve this. You can try benadryl to keep your baby from itching the area-tell me his weight and I'll figure out his dose. You will have to see your vet to get the antibiotics- The skin infection can give off a bad odor, you should also have his ears checked as an ear infection can also smell bad! Thanks Dr. Jenn