It is actually very common for a dog with normally itchy skin to have some hair loss in areas where they've been obsessively scratching, licking, pulling or biting.
Getting a dog is a full-time responsibility. It’s like having a baby. You need to teach them, feed them, bathe them - all while ensuring that they don’t hurt themselves! It’s an even greater task to get a big breed like a German Shepherd or a Golden Retriever home.
We all understand the discomfort of an itch. Luckily, you have soft manicured hands and opposable thumbs to scratch that itch without damaging your skin. Your furry friend doesn't have that luxury, or the control, to ignore the itch.