Q. My dog is about 6 mo. old and I just noticed in the last few days he has small sores or lumps along his back and "arm pits". No flees or ticks seen

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A. I would initially recommend treating with a good quality flea product from your veterinarian if you haven't done so in the last month. It could also be allergies or dermatitis. Without examination it is impossible to say what is causing the problem but take him to your vet and they will be able to provide a diagnosis and treatment.

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