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Jack Russell mix non irritated spots on belly
firefighter2516 posted:
I have a 3 year old Jack Russell/Chihuahua mix. About a month ago she began to develop spots on her belly/leg area. They have began to get darker over the last month. They do not seem to bother her at all and there is no sores or texture change in the spotted skin. Anybody have a clue what this could be? I have pictures but dont know if I can post them here.
firefighter2516 responded:
It kind of looks like she's secretly a dalmation under her fur. And upon looking further these dalmation like spots cover her whole body. I don't know if its just color change or if it is an allergy or some other issue. Any help would be appreciated.
4thepets responded:
My Jack Russell is 12 1/2 years old. He has the spots, and also has a rounded belly. Testing at the vets confirmed Cushings Disease, which he now is being treated with herbs It will be one month this coming week since this diagnosis, and he is responding positively to the herbal mixture I have come up with


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