Q. My dog has one spot she keeps scratching and biting at right by her tail. Her hair is also thinning by one ear and around her eyes. What could help?

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A. Because of your pets breed and also the signs you described of multiple bald spots on the body the #1 differential for this is Demodexx. Have your veterinarian perform a quick in-house skin scrap to check for mites and if the Demodexx mites are present, then there is a treatment that the vet will give you to give to your pet for this. But the first step is to confirm the suspicion.

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