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Bald Patches

I have a yellow Lab who is about 6 years old. about a week ago I noticed she has a couple hair patches missing. So I can cleary see her skin. that is no rash or anything. Should i be concerned?
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Type of Animal
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Dog
Age of Animal
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5yrs
Sex of Animal
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Female
Breed of Animal
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Labrador
Last date your pet was examined by a vet?
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December 23, 2011
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It might be best to have them checked by your veterinarian.

Bald patches could be caused by trauma, Demodex or other mites, it can be self inflicted due to itching, or pain,  to name a few possibilities.  
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