Q. I have a Pitbull puppy that is 6 months old. For about a month now he has had to patches where his hair has fallen out and not grown back.

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A. Unfortunately these type of breeds are prone to skin disorders. Has he been treated for fleas recently? Is he itchy? It is best to take him to your vet and they will be able to examine him and maybe do some skin scrapes to see if he has any mites. Once the vet knows what is causing the problem they will be able to provide a treatment to hopefully sort the problem quickly.

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