Puppy skin itchy and hair loss
puppy hind end
We have had our puppy for 2 weeks now and she has been itchy since she came here. She constantly bites at her feet/legs and scratches. She is a 6 week old female English Setter puppy.
Lately we've noticed hair loss and she is very pink on her belly and the hair is thin on her hind end (see photo above). We took her to the vet who noticed this and took a skin scraping but found no mites.
We spoke with the puppy's previous owner and he said that the mother and other puppies were also very itchy and one of the other pups and the mother had been taken to a different vet and skin scrapings were done but nothing found.
We don't know what to do and the puppy seems frustrated from all the itching. It is definitely getting worse with the hair loss showing now.
We also have 2 other dogs and a cat (no symptoms with them). I also have 2 children and worry about what they may catch as well.
What is wrong with the puppy and what can we do to help her?
Thank you, Patricia
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