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My female pug is 4 yrs old she gets this bad rash on her belly last months comes n goes very itchy what can that be

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Usually a rash limited to the belly is either a contact allergy to something she is laying on or a bacterial infection causing the redness and pimples.  Many dogs with a strong immune system can fight off a skin infection and it will go away.  See what she may be laying n and cover it with something that you can easily launder, like a sheet or a towel.

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Dr. Louis N. Gotthelf

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Dermatology and ear diseases of dogs and cats

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I am the author of "Small Animal Ear Diseases; An Illustrated Guide" published by W.B. Saunders. I have over 25 years of clinical experience with a special interest in dermatologic conditions and ear diseases.

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American Academy of Veterinary Dermatology

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