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I'm sorry to hear to this and understand your concern for Poppie.
What breed is she?
Is she itchy?
When was she last treated for fleas and mites and what product was used?
Could you please send a clear photo of the affected skin?
To confirm, this is Bob Martin clear spot on for fleas and ticks?
Thank you, ***** ***** see the dandruff and dry skin.
The little scabs are likely from where Poppie has caught her skin while scratching.
Does she have any fur loss?
Before typing my reply is there anything else I should know?
Thank you, ***** ***** with me as I type my reply.
I'm sorry Poppie has these signs and understand your concern for her.
Dry skin is not uncommon and, for most dogs, is not a sign of any serious issue.
It can help to:
When next due a parasite prevention, I'd use Advocate spot on, which is very effective and treats mites as well as fleas.
Keep an eye to ensure the skin does not become red or itchy and that she does not have fur loss. If she does, a vet visit is important as she may need e.g. a medicated shampoo or antibiotics.
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