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Are these rashes itchy?
Has she always had it?
What do you feed her?
Where are the rashes located on her body?
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Without being able to see your dog in person, it's pretty much impossible to tell you why she's looking the way she does or what could possibly be causing it. The list of things it 'could be' is nearly endless: allergies, infestation of parasitic mites (mange), thyroid problems (although she's awfully young for that!) are just a few.My suggestion is to call your regular vet in the morning and schedule an appointment for them to see your pup and see what they can determine. They'll most likely do a skin scraping of the affected areas (where they use the edge of a scalpel blade to gently scrape off the top layer of skin, looking for any mites), and possibly run some blood work to see if there is a thyroid issue.In the meantime, if the lumps seem to be itchy at all, or if she seems to be uncomfortable, you can give a little Benadryl at the dose of 1-2 mg per pound of body weight (meaning if your dog weighs 20 pounds, you can give 20 mg the first dose, and if that doesn't help, you can give 40 mg at the next dose) one time every 8-12 hours.
Luckily she's a pretty young dog, so my best guess is that she's got a bit of a bacterial infection going on...which will be easy to clear up with some oral antibitoics.
I hope this helps.
It's likely that they figured it was just going to be a little rash that would get better on it's own, but since it's now been going on for several months, it warrants a revisit.