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Small black bugs crawling (not jumping). We've only seen
small black bugs crawling (not jumping). We've only seen them on her hind end, near the base of her tail. She's biting herself a lot (now has raw spots and scabs from biting herself). When we saw she … read more
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She has dried black bits in her fur and her bed. When she sleeps with me, she leaves then in my bed. There are also wormlike insects in her bed. She is a 2lb teacup Yorkie who never goes outside. I ca… read more
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MY dog has this dirt like particles in his fur. When I
MY dog has this dirt like particles in his fur. When I spotted it I immediately thought of flea dirt and panicked! His fur is white so it's fairly easy to check for fleas (didn't find any) so I did. I… read more
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My dog a has tiny little bugs,we just discovered on him.
My dog a ***** ***** has tiny little bugs,we just discovered on him. What can they be? He only goes outside to pee and poo?… read more
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We are fighting fleas in our yard, and our Golden's coat is
We are fighting fleas in our yard, and our Golden's coat is so thick that almost wherever we look through the hair to the skin we find black-peppery bits of flea dung, or whatever. It is pathetic. We … read more
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My German Shepherd has these bugs that i dont think are fleas.
My German Shepherd has these bugs that i dont think are fleas. Kind long flat dont jump but crawl fast. Also noticed alot of black or brown small stuff in hair as well?… read more
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Hello, I have a question about fleas. Occasionally, I
Hello, I have a question about fleas. Occasionally, I will see a tiny insect that looks like a flea. It's small, black and jumps quickly. However, I will only see a single insect that has jumped up on… read more
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Dr. Bruce
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hi-I am finding tiny little black pepper looking slow crawling
hi-I am finding tiny little black pepper looking slow crawling bugs falling from my dog-when squished they produce a brownish red smear-it is not fleas though-they look like super tiny black round bee… read more
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Dr. Scarlett
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Doctoral Degree
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My dog has something like a growth on the underside of her
My dog has something like a growth on the underside of her neck. It has broke open and is now an open wound. It must run and ooze. Her hair under her neck has turned black from the nasty and the smell… read more
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Dr. Bruce
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There are tiny black specks all in my dogs fur next to the skin. Some dissolve in wa
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my dog has little black spots or to say dirt like under her
my dog has little black spots or to say dirt like under her fur,scraching,sheeding what could this be… read more
Dr. Brian M.
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my dog has these tiny black bugs on her stomach. they are
my dog has these tiny black bugs on her stomach. they are about the size of a grain of sand and seem to have wings. They also jump from spot to spot...My dog has had her flea and tick treatment...so w… read more
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Doctoral Degree
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My dog has a small bald spot thats grays and its on its on
My dog has a small bald spot thats grays and its on its on his back near his tail.. Do he have the mange??… read more
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Im sure my dog is suffering from fleas. He has chewed away
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dog: bed..I bathed him last week and today..I treat this?
I am afraid that my dog is a blood source for bed bugs. I bathed him last week and today I saw some black flecking on his inside thigh. How do I treat this? We ,people,don't seem to have any. I look a… read more
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WHEN I WASH MY DOG IT LOOKS LIKE BLOOD WASHING OUT OF HER FUR I
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have 4 newborn pure blood maltese puppies that have a black
have 4 newborn pure blood maltese puppies that have a black long aprox 1/16 inch crawling around after thier 1st bath...no hopping like a flea but very elusive and hard to pick up. Any ideas ?… read more
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Im not sure this is a question for a vet or not, but here
I'm not sure this is a question for a vet or not, but here goes! I have a short hair daschaund who sleeps in my bed with me. I have noticed in the mornings (on my white sheets) little black specks of … read more
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