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He seems to have mites (black specs) on his penis and

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He seems to have...

He seems to have mites (black specs) on his penis and surrounding area. Also a black splotch on his scrotum. I do keep him very clean.

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'm sorry to hear that. There are all sorts of infestations the dog can pick up. I'll have you talk to the Veterinarian who'll sort out what is wrong and help you decide what to do about it. What is the dog's name and age?

Leo. he is 1

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Leo?

He is a bichon Frise. Hasn't been neutered yet.

Submitted: 8 months ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
Seems his scrotum is a little swollen too.
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Dog Veterinarian: PitRottMommy, Veterinary Nurse replied 8 months ago
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Dog Veterinarian: PitRottMommy, Veterinary Nurse replied 8 months ago

Can you share pictures of what you're seeing?

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
I actually cleaned the specs off by massaging in coconut oil... felt like sand coming out of his skin.
Just got to bed... may I do it tomorrow? thank you.
Dog Veterinarian: PitRottMommy, Veterinary Nurse replied 8 months ago

Whenever is convenient, yes.

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