Red Rash and Bumps on Dog's Belly with Furr Loss
Our 15 month old pure breed black German Shepherd has a red rash all over his belly. There are also some red bumps and he's losing his fur (it's thinning in this area). He bites at them like flea bites. We use Frontline.
He did go running in the woods and we got many ticks off of him, but that was weeks ago. Our vet said it was some kind of allergic reaction and it appeared to clear up when we gave him Benadryl (per our vet).
This did happen before, about six months ago (only thinning of the fur) and at that time the vet said he could be allergic to dust mites. But it seemed to get better. We don't want to have to give him Benadryl all the time, but don't want him losing his fur either.
We feed him Nature's Recipe and are very careful with his diet - making sure he doesn't eat anything else.
Do you have suggestions of what it could be and a more natural treatment?
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