09-12-2009, 05:46 PM
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Originally Posted by RosieThePoodle
I'm not sure this is mange.
It is not itchy or painful to my dog.
Nor does the skin show through--at all! Like I said, I keep fussing with it, trying to figure out what it is, but she doesn't notice a bit!
It's almost as if she's growing a different KIND of fur--it's short, dark reddish in color, and densely packed. I gave her a bath today & noticed while her fur was wet that there are 4 spots of dark fur on her back!
See pictures here: rosie_with_spots
itchy or painful. Most dogs will never notice/scratch. Its the secondary infections that som'times occur that are itchy...but you can have mange without a seconday infection.
Did the dog ever see a vet for a skin scraping?