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  1. Doberman Health
    Hello all, new member here. We have a 5yr old doberman that has a recurring skin problem and I am almost sure it is not a food-related issue..at least nothing that we are feeding him. Starting every september/octobre, for the last 4 years, he develops skin rashes which, after obscessive...
  2. Doberman Health
    Hey everybody, Long time lurker, posting/ updating so that people may learn from my experience, possibly chime in with similar experience (I've searched and read up a bit already) and additionally for my own records. 20 month old red/ rust, sprayed, female. Always beautiful coat until now...
  3. Doberman Health
    My puppy, now 19 mos. Has been tested and scraped and confirmed with demodex and staph on his chin. We have been unsuccessfully treating him since he was probably about 6 months old. The only thing that worked was antibiotics,cephalexin, he was on them for 2 weeks then after a few days it came...
  4. Doberman Health
    I've noticed quite a few posts on here recently regarding allergies/skin issues. I received some very good recommendations from the folks here on dermatologist options in our area and I'll be making a phone call tomorrow to get our girl scheduled. In the meantime, I wanted to post some pictures...
  5. Doberman Health
    My 1 1/2 year old Doberman has been on Acana since I got him from the SPCA at 3 months. He has been on the prairie and fish. He had acne on his chin when he was younger and a growth on his bum that grew very large, then deteriorated on its own. He had a few ticks last summer while at my...
  6. Doberman Health
    My 4 year old girl has been scratching herself raw recently. She is scratching mostly in her chest/stomach area (where she can reach) but I don't see any significant signs of dry skin or other ailments that may be bothering her. The scratching started right around the time it started to get cold...
  7. Doberman Related Chat
    Firstly, thank you to everyone in this community. Before I bought my doberman I spent months on this website ready and learning. You have to read and make your own decisions based on different experiences. So I thought I would offer mine and maybe someone will read it and it might help them. So...
  8. Doberman Health
    Hello! My red Doberman (Bailey) has bald patches from her neck down to her tail and some on her belly. The lady at petsmart called them hotspots. She told me to give her garlic and yeast pills to help clear them up, which we've been doing for a week with no improvement. She's had loose stool the...
  9. Doberman Health
    My 15-16wk old blue doberman has a lot of little bumps all over her body. Had it before and vet put her on cephalexin250mg. for 14days. Started to clear up to almost gone. now been of off it for almost a week today and it back even worse now. Vet said it was from a flea bit before a got her...
  10. Puppy Corner
    hello i am new to this blog and looking for some help with my 15-16 week old blue doberman puppy. when i 1st got her at 9weeks she had small little bumps on her skin on her head, neck, back, tail, elbows and knees. Took her to my vet for her 1st check up and he said it was from flea bits. so...
  11. Doberman Health
    I've seen some pictures of bumps on Dobe's body but the ones on Zena's leg appear different. Vet says there should not be a concern and when I took her to pet store for a bath they had not seen bumps like these before. I'd like to get some feedback and see if anyone else knows what these are...
  12. Doberman Health
    Hello all -- I am new to this site and hoping for help with a recurring skin problem. Sadie is a 2 y.o. black dobe; we got her spring 2008. Last summer she had skin problems with small bumps, some pustular, more around her neck and shoulders but also on her back. Took her to the vet where she...
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