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Does anyone know what this is?

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hadmeathello Mon 19-Dec-16 21:29:20

Golden retriever, almost 6. Just found these patches. Taking her to the vet tomorrow.

AtSea1979 Mon 19-Dec-16 21:30:15

Looks like mites to me

MrsWooster Mon 19-Dec-16 21:30:51

Scabs from a scrape or cut?

hadmeathello Mon 19-Dec-16 21:32:04

Definitely not a scrape or cut. How would mites be treated?

TheoriginalLEM Mon 19-Dec-16 21:33:48

it looks a bit like malasezia (sp). Its like a yeast infection (i think!) and you can treat it with malaseb shampoo which you'll need to get from your vet.

Veterinari Mon 19-Dec-16 21:33:48

Looks like ringworm, a fungal infection - it's annoying but not harmful but can affect humans so wash your hands well and wash her bedding etc too

TheoriginalLEM Mon 19-Dec-16 21:35:30

the second pic looks more like sebborreah grin again you can trwat with shampoo!

if mites Advocate spot on.

hadmeathello Mon 19-Dec-16 21:35:49

Thanks for all the replies. It doesn't seem to be itchy but she flinches if you touch it.

TheoriginalLEM Mon 19-Dec-16 21:37:21

of course we will all be waiting for younto report back from the vet tomorrow.

hadmeathello Mon 19-Dec-16 21:40:59

I shall grin And a prize for the correct answer.

hadmeathello Thu 22-Dec-16 08:44:09

Vet said either a bacterial or fungal infection and has prescribed shampoo to treat. If not starting to clear after three weeks she'll take skin scrapings etc

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