Puppy's getting bald spots?

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  1. BigBlock

    BigBlock New Member

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    I've got an 11 month old long hair Dachshund puppy. Within the last week or so I've noticed he has a small but growing bald spot on his belly, and another one around the bottom of his neck where his collar sits. I haven't seen him itching it and there doesn't appear to be anything wrong with his skin underneath.

    Any idea why he might be getting these spots?
     
  2. bubbatd

    bubbatd Moderator

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    Could be many things ......vet time !!!
     
  3. ACooper

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    Hair loss can be lots of different things. I would consider a Vet check first and foremost.

    If the skin doesn't appear red or scaley that is probably a good thing :)
     
  4. Buddy'sParents

    Buddy'sParents *Finding My Inner Fila*

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    Yep, what they said ^ vet!!
     
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    Vet time^^^

    Ringworm, different types of mange, infections, allergy, fleas, allopecia...can all cause bald spots.

    It could very well be nothing, but you need the vet to tell you that.
     
  6. bubbatd

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    ^^my thoughts exactly !!
     

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