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She has a newly formed pink rash? On the tip of her nose,

She has a newly formed pink rash? On the tip of her nose, leading down from her nostril. And her nose has been running

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Dr. Michael Salkin

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My Dog was just diagnosed with DLE aka Collie Nose. What is

My Dog was just diagnosed with DLE aka Collie Nose. What is the best treatment for her. She is a border Collie Mix and is 4 years old. She had a biopsy to determine what is wrong with her.

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My dog's nose is losing pigment and now there are a

My dog's nose is losing pigment and now there are a couple of depigmented spots in the corner of her eye as well. From what I have read, DLE is a relatively benign form of lupus in dogs - we live in a VERY sunny year round climate and keeping her out ofthe sun is out of the question, so I'm hoping to find a good topical sunscreen to help the situation. Have found some natural sunscreens with shae/cocoa butter, safe for her to eat. Any suggestions??

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I have a 4 year old bluenose pit that has Lupus, he has had

I have a 4 year old bluenose pit that has Lupus, he has had lesions on his head and nose, as well as various other body parts, that will bleed and get very sore. It wont heal and he has been on prednisone since last march, and has tremendous weight gain and his liver enzymes are high. Do I have any other options beside for Atopica? I can't afford that medication.

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My dog is almost 10 yrs old. He is 100# ***** is 3/4 yellow lab

My dog is almost 10 yrs old. He is 100# ***** is 3/4 yellow lab and 1/4 husky. His nose has a longstanding problem with cracking and oozing blood, scabbing over, dry and scaly, then repeating the cycle. What can I do to heal his nose.

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I have a mixed breed 9 yr old with elevated white count and

I have a mixed breed 9 yr old with elevated white count and liver tests. How do I know if it is just an inflammatory response or toxicity or liver cancer

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Hi I learnt a few months ago that my 8 year old Bassett Hound

Hi I learnt a few months ago that my 8 year old Bassett Hound has the skin type of lupus - the less severe form of the illness thank goodness. What is the prognosis for this illness generally considering his age considering he sees the vet pretty regularly since he developed this 5 months ago and considering he is on medicine to treat his condition that I'm adamant about giving to him exactly the way my vet prescribed. I know it's a serious illness but My dog seems to be doing well. My vet said we can't cure it but we can control it. Also an important question I had can this mild skin form of lupus ever suddenly turn into the more severe form if lupus?? THanks for your help!

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My dogs black skin areas around nose, lips and eyes are pink

My dogs black skin areas around nose, lips and eyes are pink blotchy colored just the past few days. No smell, itching, swelling, drainage. Doesn't seem to bother him. Looks like a major skin bacteria maybe???

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my dogs nose is cracked and flakey, its taken awhile it started

my dogs nose is cracked and flakey, its taken awhile it started out on one side. i tried putting triple antibiotic ointment but it looked a little better but now seems to have made it worse. vet said it was an allergy. any ideas?

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Rebecca

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