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My dog has like lil bald spots and his hairs is falling off.
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Hello, my beagle mix is 5 years old and has suddenly started
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We have a dog about 11 years old. Have no job can't take to vet. He has about 3 bald spots on his tail, an area about 3-4 inches of slight balding and kind of dry light flaking. He is a totally black … read more
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