Flaky, Raw Dog Skin with Sores Hair Loss Since Neutering
My poor dog Ranger has been having skin problems since we got him neutered in April. At that vets advice we put him on antibiotics after the procedure and I think they did more harm than good. His skin got really bad and he refused to eat.
There were a lot of big changes for him all at once since we also had a baby recently and he got a lot more attention before. His skin flakes really bad and patches of skin becomes very raw, it looks painful and he loses patches of hair at a time. There is currently a bad sore on his face and two on his body.
We take him for a swim everyday and make sure to dry him off after but should he maybe not be going in the water? It's a clean river...
I've been trying to give him an apple cider vinegar treatment everyday and apply coconut oil with oil of oregano but I don't know if I'm lacking consistency or if I should be doing something else. His groin area gets very red and irritated looking.
Any idea what this might be? Mange? Mites? I am wanting to give him the most natural treatment and budget friendly treatment possible.
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