My almost 15 year old toy poodle is in terrific health and only eats Science Diet. She has recently developed a spot on her fur on her side that is reddish-tan. She is grayish black on most of her fur. The spot is not on her skin and does not seem to bother her at all. I did notice her licking it a few times.
Could this be something that has bleached her fur? Something which has got on her? Does she go anywhere there are chemicals or anything which could act as a bleach? In the kitchen or garage? or somewhere else?
Your poodle is licking that spot. Doggie saliva stains coats. On white dogs it turns it a reddish brown. She was ichy right in that spot is why.
Currently, I am a dog grooming student. You see this alot. Nothing to worry about, but check for fleas.
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