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
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.
- Food Allergies.
- Environmental Allergies.
- 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.