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My dog has black scabs on his skin, this is a new condition…

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My dog has black...

My dog has black scabs on his skin, this is a new condition and just noticed it when I picked him up from day care.

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the dog's name and age?

Woodrow and he is 2 years 11 months.

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

No, his energy is the same, he is very happy and active, the condition does not seem to bother him but I have noticed the coat is dull where the scabs are located which is his rear and tail, but the scabs were all over, many have dropped off.

Submitted: 11 months ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Dog Veterinarian: Richard Rawling,
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Hi, i`m Richard, a Veterinarian from the UK. Hopefully I can help today.

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Dog Veterinarian: Richard Rawling,
 replied 11 months ago

Does Woodrow seem itchy?

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
No, the scabs do not bother him, and they are falling off on their own, they appear to be at the base of his hair at the hair follicle.
Dog Veterinarian: Richard Rawling,
 replied 11 months ago

Has he had any flea treatment recently?

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
he is up to date with his flea treatments.
Dog Veterinarian: Richard Rawling,
 replied 11 months ago

Are you able to send a photo of the black scabs?

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