Why is my dog losing hair on her back?

Why do dogs lose hair on their back?

Diet and feeding: poor diet can often be a cause of hair loss in dogs. Parasites and fleas: these can cause intense itching and you may notice your dog losing hair around their lower back, inner thighs, neck and ears. Bacterial skin infections or hot spots.

How can I treat my dogs hair loss?

Treatment of Hair Loss in Dogs

  • Antibiotics. (oral or topical) will treat bacterial infections.
  • Antifungals. (oral or topical) can treat yeast and ringworm infections.
  • Steroids. …
  • Immunosuppressive Drugs or Anti-cytokine Drugs. …
  • Immunotherapy. …
  • Behavioral medications. …
  • Medicated shampoos. …
  • Hypoallergenic diets.
  • What can cause bald spots on dogs?

    Dog hair loss and bald patches on dogs can be caused by many factors, including:

    • Change of season.
    • Parasites like ticks and mites.
    • Skin fungus.
    • Stress.
    • Food Allergies.
    • Environmental Allergies.
    • Hormones.
    • Poor nutrition.


    Do bald spots on dogs grow back?

    The condition you are describing is focal alopecia which is a localized area of hair loss on a dog. Pyotraumatic dermatitis, also known as “hot spots,” can leave such a characteristic lesion after they heal. Due to damage to the hair follicles during active inflammation, the hair may or may not grow back well.

    Last Updated
    2021-09-11 17:50:02