A. I'm not exactly sure if wood fibers would cause sores all over your dogs face but anything is possible. It could possibly be an allergic reaction, bacterial or fungal infection, parasites/mites, or immune disease. If the antibioics don't help than you should have her re-examined by a vet for diagnostics to help determine the exact cause. Your vet may need to do cytology, cultures, skin scrapings, or a biopsy to help diagnose and treat the problem. Once an exact diagnosis is found, your vet can prescribe appropriate medications.
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