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My 8 pound pomaraina is losing her hair, what can I do, or

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My 8 pound pomaraina is losing her hair, what can I do, or what is causing it, She is on Prednisone 5mgs
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the dog's name?
Customer: Precilla
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Precilla?
Customer: She is healthy otherwise,
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Jess K replied 8 months ago.

Hello, this is DR. JEss. I Am sorry to hear about your dog! Is she itchy? Where is the hair falling out? How long has this been going on for? Has your vet done any testing yet?

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
her hair loss started on her behind and then around her throat and chest, and really all over except her head, She has some drying and flacking all over.
Expert:  Jess K replied 8 months ago.

Ok, how long has it been going on for?

Has your vet done any testing on her?

Is she itchy?

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
she is itchy Vet did standard blood test all was normal and good. She is very sensitive and pickie with her food but eats ok.
Expert:  Jess K replied 8 months ago.

Ok. Do you know if they tested her thyroid levels as well?

Has the prednisone helped at all?

Have they talked about allergy testing or a diet trial?

Does she have any lesions on her skin- scabs/crusts/red bumps? Does it smell at all?