8/24/2011

Sudden hair loss that goes beyond a dog's normal shedding may stem from trauma or it may be the result of illnesses including hormonal conditions such as hypothyroidism, Cushing's disease or diabetes, writes veterinarian Jeff Kahler. When a dog starts leaving too much hair around the house, he needs a veterinary visit to properly diagnose and treat the underlying condition, Dr. Kahler says.

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