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I believe her hair loss is due to fleas. She may be pregnant. She has not been to a local vet. The owner has neglected to give proper care and has left her here with me.

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February 11, 2016 at 10:42 AM

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Dear Vickie,

I would use a fine tooth flea comb to check for fleas. If you catch any fleas crush them or put them into a little rubbing alcohol.

Keep checking a few times a day. Is the skin broken or is there only hair loss? You can wipe her down with a damp wash cloth to get rid of any flea debris to avoid having her ingesting it when grooming. Looking forward to your reply.

Best regards,

Dr. Char www.vetionx.com

Dr. Char Wilson, DVM Health Coach answered
February 12, 2016 at 2:53 PM
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