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Blog Post: Why is my dog losing hair | Pet Medicus

Friday, March 17, 2023

Hair loss in dogs can have many different causes, ranging from hormonal imbalances and allergies to parasitic infections and underlying medical conditions. It's important to have your dog examined by a veterinarian to determine the underlying cause of the hair loss and develop an appropriate treatment plan.

In the meantime, you can try to minimize any potential exacerbating factors, such as using a gentle, hypoallergenic shampoo, feeding your dog a balanced and nutritious diet, and avoiding excessive grooming or brushing.

It's also important to keep an eye on your dog's behavior and overall health, and report any other concerning symptoms to your veterinarian, such as lethargy, loss of appetite, or unusual behavior. With the right diagnosis and treatment, many cases of hair loss in dogs can be successfully managed.