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Hair Discoloration

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.

Not sure what it is...

Dustin  
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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?
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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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