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My great dane is covered in hotspots mainly on her belly. Whats
My great dane is covered in hotspots mainly on her belly. Whats the best way to get rid of this and will her hair grow back in these spots?… read more
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my dog had these hotspots about a month ago and our vet gave
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Our dog has a large hot spot under his chin on his neck. His
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