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Hair loss...

Discussion in 'Dog Health and Nutrition' started by 3Beloved, May 23, 2010.


  1. 3Beloved

    3Beloved PetForums Newbie

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    Is it normal for Akitas to have hair loss and have bald patches?
    If not what could it be and how to deal with it?
     
  2. kazschow

    kazschow PetForums VIP

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    Where is the hair being lost? Does your dog have any other symptoms?
     
  3. 3Beloved

    3Beloved PetForums Newbie

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    She has hair loss on the back of her legs, her hind (thigh areaish), a little bit on her face.

    She seems okay in her self, we've looked for mites, and no sign on them.
     
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    kazschow PetForums VIP

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    If it were mites you wouldn't see them, you need your vet to do a skin scrape and have it looked at under a microscope. I'd take her to the vet, it could be any number of things.. mange, hypothyroidism, you name it... but personally I;d get it checked ;)
     
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