Hair loss is also known as alopecia. If your pet is losing a large amount of hair, you should consult your veterinarian. If you notice bald patches, inflammation, and scaling skin, you should immediately consult a vet. Pollen and other airborne allergen as well as fleas and other biting insects are the real culprits. They cause constant itching, irritation, and inflammation. Your dog may suffer from fungal and bacterial infections. This infection can also be the underlying cause of alopecia. The affected area will be inflamed, scaly, and crusty.
Food items could be causing allergic symptoms in your pet, change the diet. Dogs are allergic to wheat, corn, eggs, soy, and chicken. Bathe your dog with soap-free or medicated shampoo from your vet, which can help ward off bacterial and fungal infections. Your vet will diagnose if it is a hormone imbalance.
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