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Old Aug 6, 2013, 09:35 PM
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Bacca's started like that.

You don't really need to worry much though unless the undercoat is coming out too in patches. If it does....then go to the vet immediately.

If it's dandruff/allegry.....I highly recommend Nizoral. Human grade shampoo, anti-fungal. Buy at the pharmacy in the dandruff section. My vet recommended it for Bacca and it was a miracle.!
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Old Aug 8, 2013, 12:16 PM
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Her undercoat is not coming out. I would've definitely taken her to the vet if it did.

Gave her a bath last night. I deeply massaged the shampoo into the areas that had the brownish specks. Her skin looked a lot better after her bath. Most of the specks were gone. Still had a few specks and tiny white flakes after her bath, but it's definitely much better than before and looked even better this morning.

I still feel dumb for waiting so long. In my defense, she has gone this long without a bath before (3-4 mons) without any skin issues, she doesn't smell and my tiny yard is all brick, so she's not running around in dirt. However, I will make sure this doesn't happen again.

I was thinking about putting a little coconut oil on her skin that has flakes. I'm also going to start adding coconut oil to her food again. I stopped doing that.
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Old Aug 8, 2013, 09:01 PM
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Either coconut or Salmon oil. Both are good!
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Old Sep 30, 2013, 01:40 PM
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I gave her a bath again this weekend, so a little less than 2 months since her previous bath. Her skin looked so much better!!! Just a couple of brown specs left over, but nothing like a few months ago. She still does have a little dandruff though. Maybe my house is too dry.

I will try to stick to a every two months bath routine. Bailey will not be pleased.
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