A. Fur loss and weakness may indicate an underlying endocrine disorder. Please have your dog seen by a veterinarian for an examination and blood work to determine the cause of his condition.
A. Sounds like its time for a check up with vet. It could be a number of things, anything from minor illness to serious disease/sickness, hard to say without knowing more about your pet and other symptoms. It sounds like it has been happening for some time now and not resolving on its own. Time to get him some help.
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