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. The underlying cause for itchy skin with hair loss can include allergies, bacterial and fungal skin infections and parasitic infestations such as demodectic or sarcoptic mange.
Understanding the common issues that can arise in your dog might seem overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be. There are a lot of resources, tools and supplements that you can use to keep your dog healthy. Having a healthy dog is very rewarding, for you and the dog, and also saves you money on vet bills.
Contrary to popular belief, hip and joint supplements aren’t just for older dogs and large breeds. Osteoarthritis is a slowly progressive, degenerative, and debilitating disease affecting 20% of the canine population over the age of one