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Dry patches of hair?

March 14th, 2008, 06:58 PM
Winston has had these 2 patches of dry hair on his back almost by the shoulder area all winter. He scratches them frequently...It is really strange though because the patchy area is like dryed out hair...(almost like a bad perm! ) I have looked at the skin and it appears dry as well but nothing pink or any sores?? I have attached a couple of pics. hope fully you be able to see the spots. Any thoughts?


the gang
March 14th, 2008, 08:30 PM
try putting on some vitiame e drops see if that helps good luck brenda and the pins.

March 14th, 2008, 10:09 PM
Have you ever tried fish oil supplements? Cass always got extremely dry, flaky skin in winter before we got wise and started supplementing her with Lipiderm (omega-6s, -3s, and Vitamins E and A). It worked so well for her that now we supplement all year round and give it to the entire Pack!

March 14th, 2008, 10:34 PM
I would be concerned about the lighter colour of fur as well. Have you taken him to the vet?

March 15th, 2008, 06:05 AM
I have showed the vet and she didnt offer anything ...she just said dry skin makes them scratch...