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In the last week my dog has been shedding so much more than
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Doctoral Degree
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I bathed my old dog two days ago in a shampoo that may have
I bathed my old dog two days ago in a shampoo that may have expired. Now the hair down by her rump has turned a lighter brown and it comes out in clumps when I come it. This is spreading to her hind l… read more
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Kelly Hill
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My 16 month old chocolate lab had his rabies shot 3 wks ago.
My 16 month old chocolate lab had his rabies shot 3 wks ago. We also switched him to adult dog food (gradually, 1/2 cup puppy chow & 1/2 cup adult @ ea feeding) over the course of 2 weeks now. After h… read more
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Doctoral Degree
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My Nova Scotia Duck Toller is 12 y, 8mo. About 1 month ago
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Doctors Degree
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My 12 year old GSD is loosing his hair by the clumps. When
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Dr. Bruce
Dr. Bruce
Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
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Dr. Gene
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Our doh's hair began falling out a week at go, clumps, now she haslicked her stomach and leg so that she is practically bleeding. It is a huge sore. MY DIL dog;s has itching syptoms and we are worried… read more
Dr. Bruce
Dr. Bruce
Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
9,808 satisfied customers
WE thought our lab had ant bites, as she loves to roll in them.
WE thought our lab had ant bites, as she loves to roll in them. She has big red blotches on her stomach and the hair is coming out from her thights and on her legs. WE have bathed her in a skin proble… read more
Dr. Loretta
Dr. Loretta
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Doctoral Degree
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Airedale terrier: whining..ear that has unreal dandruff..small clumps
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Dr. Will
Dr. Will
Doctoral Degree
649 satisfied customers
I have 2 dogs who have developed some kind of skin problem
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Dr. Jenn
Dr. Jenn
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
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Doctoral Degree
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I believe my dog has seborrhea sicca. He is currently on a
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Dr. Kelly
Dr. Kelly
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Doctoral Degree
128 satisfied customers
dog: losing hair..I rescued him from my back yard in rural ND.
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Doctor W
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Post-Doctoral Degree
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my 18 month has dry spots that when i try to bath him or groom
my 18 month has dry spots that when i try to bath him or groom him they bleed what is this… read more
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Doctoral Degree
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Dr. Scott
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
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My Boston Terriers hair is clumping together in spots and then
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Doctoral Degree
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