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I have a 14 year old black Labrador Retriever and she has been on a Veterinarian prescription dry dog food high in glucosaime since she was a year old for arthritis. Now she has hip dysplacia really bad and her skin has gone crazy-severe dryness and flaking and she has those non-malignant fatty tumors all over. I believe she is not getting what she needs in her food-can you recommend a high quality food for her? The Vet isn't being much help.

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'm sorry to hear that. Some lumps are serious and some aren't. Let's see what the Veterinarian has to say. What is the Labrador retriever's name?

Twilight

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

She was checked by her Vet last week for the skin condition and she said "Twilight has had allergies since she was a puppy, add coconut oil to her food." She smells and I think her skin might be the cause and she constantly has hot spots where she pulls the hair out.

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Dog Veterinarian: PitRottMommy, Veterinary Nurse replied 7 months ago

Can you share picture of her skin?

Is she on any medication at this time?

How is her weight? Is she normal, thin, obese?

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