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My French Bull Dog has dry skin patches where he is loosing ...

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My French Bull Dog has dry skin patches where he is loosing hair in those spots as well. He is not scratching those areas but the skin is dry and flaking. He is on Prescription Diet canned food id because he does have stomach problems where he is prone to diahrea.
Thank you
Submitted: 10 years ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Jane Lefler replied 10 years ago.
Hi Java,

French Bulldogs are prone to thyroid problems so it is possible that your dog has hypothyroidism. You can read about this here and determine if your dog has other symptoms, then have your Vet check the possibility with a bloodtest.

Hope this helps.
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