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Could this be a health issue?

Discussion in 'Dog Health and Nutrition' started by Winchester, Jul 28, 2009.

  1. Winchester

    Winchester PetForums Member

    Jul 28, 2009
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    My 2 year old, chihuahua/Yorkshire terrier cross, has been chewing the fur off his feet. He has really pink skin on his belly and all down his legs. He chews the fur off his paws until there's nothing left but skin. I will be taking him to the vet, he has an appointment booked in the next couple days.

    Could this be a health issue, or maybe just a bad habit?
  2. scosha37

    scosha37 PetForums VIP

    Feb 24, 2008
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    Yeah it prob is a health issue esp if its red looking , i think there is a name for it but cant remember it...your vet will soon help him..;)
  3. Oblada

    Oblada Guest

    Could be mange - or any parasite type of problem - my boy had it as a puppy...
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