my 10 month old female black lab/golden retriever mix has black like dirt on her nipples and belly only. They turn to red sores, almost like pimples and her nipples are getting infected and swollen...like a pimple coming to a head. I am deaf and just had neck and spine surgery so it is very hard for me to get around and I don't have a lot of money but she is my best friend. I Thank any and everyone for their time!
Hello & welcome.....If it's tiny little black specks (Like pepper), it's flea poop!! If she's allergic to the bites, they will turn to sores...Do you use a monthly flea preventative?
The pimple like sores with heads could already indicate a infection....Usually staph!
It would be better to treat it now before it gets worse, but I understand your situation..Do you have anyone that could take her to the Vet for you? Some Vets will let you do a payment plan...You could call around and ask a few.....
Until you can get her seen, I'd put an OTC antibiotic cream or ointment on them.....Take care and please keep us updated on her.....Karla
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