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Dr. Gary, Dog Veterinarian
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Experience:  DVM, Emergency Veterinarian; BS (Physiology) Michigan State Univ
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We have just taken in a street dog, she smells of metal, never

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We have just taken in a street dog, she smells of metal, never had this with other dogs, its very strong!
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 1 year ago.
Hello & welcome, I am Dr. B, a licensed veterinarian and I would like to help you today. I do apologize that your question was not answered before. Different experts come online at various times; I just came online, read about your wee one’s situation, and wanted to help.
Again I do apologize that my colleagues could not aid you sooner. If you would still like assistance, can you tell me:
Does she have any active issues with fleas?
Are you seeing black specks of flea dirt on her coat?
Do you think the smell is from her skin, mouth or rectal region?
Any changes to her skin (ie crusting, scaling, redness, etc)?