My (Shaved) Pomeranian has a "dry patch " on his back that is scabbed at the edges. The groomer said it was a dry patch
on Jan 9th 2013
in Health & Wellness
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I admit, we groomers think we know a lot, but calling something a "dry patch" is certainly not a diagnose, only a description.
A dry patch can be from mange, from a hot spot, from excessive itching, from being shaved too close, and hundreds of other things. The scabbed edges are worrisome, those indicate some sort of irritation or infection.
I would certainly get this guy into a vet for a better idea of what you are dealing with, as well as some treatment suggestions.