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Old 09-18-2013, 10:49 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Dry skin, quill loss, not mites or quilling. What is it?

Hey everyone,

It's been ages since I've posted, I've just been so busy. Anyway, recently Lily has had very bad dry skin. There are pretty big chunks of dry skin coming off, and she is losing several quills a day. Lily is about 2 years and 3 months old, so this isn't quilling. I did the black shirt check for mites and didn't find anything, and she isn't scratching. She does have a vet appointment on Saturday morning, as some of her poops (warning: about to get disgusting) have been mucousy and I'm getting worried. I'm going to try and get flaxseed oil for her skin sometime this weekend, but in the meantime, does anyone have an idea about what this is? I know that sometimes dry skin is just a symptom of something more. Thank you!
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