I'm sure this is an ongoing discussion and I did read the other posts and didn't really get an answer for our problem.
I dewormed Spartan about a month ago (but he's growing so fast maybe I didn't give him a strong enough dose).Today I noticed he's REALY itching his tail, so I'm guessing we still have a problem with pinworms I'll deworm him again shortly with a different dewormer.
The thing is his whole body is itchy. He rubbed his mane off this summer (I suspected the biting bugs we had this summer to be responsible for that). Today I noticed he scratches his whole body. I don't see any bumps, scabs or anything like that, the only thing I see is mild hair loss that doesn't look like anything but no hair, and that's on one tiny spot smaller than a dime on his side. Could this whole body itch be associated with pinworms? Could it be some residual itch from the bugs of the summer? Maybe dry skin, but he's only a little flaky on his back.
Any advice or opinion would be appreciated.
Thanks in advance.