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Why is my dog lapping her tail and making a bald spot? She

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why is my dog lapping her tail and making a bald spot? She is also lapping the couch, the carpet, her paws and other areas.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr B replied 1 year ago.

HI this is DRB and I would be happy to help you with this.....what your dog is experiencing is allergic in nature....just make sure your dog has no fleas first. If there are no fleas then your dog has an allergy. Either environmental in nature or food related. These are the top three causes of what causes this type of behavior in a dog. The best possible thing that you can do is to see a vet derm doc. This will help you get to the bottom of the problem the very fastest way. If you would like I can help you find someone who can help you. I hope this helps you. Sincerely, DRB

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