View Full Version : Puppy shedding in patches?

18th May 2009, 04:58 PM

My 12-week old black and tan is losing hair in patches, even in places that he can't reach with his mouth. He also has very flaky skn. The vet ruled out mites, and we are feeding him Royal Canin Puppy 33. Other than that, he's a very happy and healthy little boy. :-)

Any comments or ideas?


18th May 2009, 05:23 PM
Seems like multiple causes of hair loss,:xfngr: finding the cause


18th May 2009, 08:35 PM
Oh poor little guy! Had the vet checked for mange? Dermatitis? Allergies to fleas?

18th May 2009, 10:01 PM
We're taking Charlie in to see the vet tomorrow. I'll keep everyone posted on his progress. :)

18th May 2009, 11:23 PM
Good luck, i hope you find out the cause for Charlie & that it will be easily put right:)

Cathy Moon
19th May 2009, 01:02 AM
Good luck at the vets - fingers crossed for a quick diagnosis. :xfngr:
If your regular vet cannot find the reason, you might want to see a veterinary dermatologist. :flwr: