Question by  crazyxxme (108)

What does it mean when dogs are losing hair?

Both my dogs are losing hair all down their backs.


Answer by  lovelife (998)

This could be a result of an infestation of a mite that causes mange, or a reaction to an infestation of fleas.


Answer by  sue71586yahoocom (28)

There are many diseases and conditions which can cause a dog to lose hair.Some maybe considered normal,other indicate serious disease is present.Most conditions are called Acanthosis nigricans,darkening of the skin or it can be adrenal sex hormone responsive dermatosis.Or it can be an allergic reactions following or exposure to antibiotics.


Answer by  prissymissy (1895)

This could be caused by a variety of conditions, including malnutrition. You need to take your dog to see your vet right away!


Answer by  usmc96gt (323)

It could be a skin irritation or just from the weather change they are getting a new coat in. I would watch it closely though.

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