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my dog has 2 bald spots on her back and they seem to be getting

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my dog has 2 bald spots on her back and they seem to be getting bigger , what can i do?
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Terri Riba replied 7 years ago.

Hi there,

What age, breed and weight is your girl?

How long has she had these bald spots?


Do they itch?





Customer: replied 7 years ago.
she's a doberman/blk lab mix, she's about 8 months old , & sh's had them for a couple of months and i haven't noticed her itching them
Expert:  Terri Riba replied 7 years ago.

Dear friend,


I am sorry your girl has this trouble.

There are many reasons for bald spots.

Ringworm, dry skin, mange, granuoma, etc.

You can see some here:





Yeast :


Try using selsun blue shampoo and then applying plain neosporin to the bald spots.


If they dont clear up do a skin scrape to pinpoint the culprit.


I hope she feels better very soon/


Best wishes for her,




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