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Dog Health Symptom: Hair loss




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Black Hair Follicle Dysplasia

This syndrome shows up very early in a dog's life and may manifest as complete lack of hair in areas with black coloration. It can occur in dogs of any ...

Canine Atopy

Atopic dermatitis is a disease in which there is an inherited tendency to develop IgE antibodies in response to exposure to allergens that are inhaled or a...

Cushing's Syndrome

Spontaneous Cushing's syndrome occurs primarily in middle-aged and older dogs, although dogs of all ages can be affected. Poodles, Boston Terriers, Dachshu...

Demodectic Mange

Demodectic mange is caused by a tiny mite, Demodex canis, too small to be seen with the naked eye and identified microscopically by their distinctive cigar...

Estrogen Deficiency

This mild skin condition occurs in some older females who were spayed as puppies. Affected females shed very little, do not collect much dirt, and make exc...


The ordinary cat flea (Ctenocephalides felis) is the leading cause of itching and scratching in dogs and cats. The adult flea is a small dark brown ins...


This is a disease of thyroid deficiency. The thyroid gland sits on the throat below the larynx. Its function is to produce the hormones throxine (T4) and t...


Lupus erythematosus complex is an immune-mediated disease in which the antigen-antibody complex lodges in the small vessels of many organs, including the s...


Scabies, tiny spider-like mites, are highly contagious and are transmitted primarily by direct contact and through contaminated grooming equipment and kenn...

Sebaceous Adenitis

This is an inherited skin disease controlled by an autosomal recessive gene that adversely affects the development of sebaceous glands. Predisposed breeds ...