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My white dog gets black (it looks like skin, but goes away

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My white dog gets black (it looks like skin, but goes away for a while after washing. My other white dog does not get it. Is this some kind of ear mite? It seems to itch my dog.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  petdrz replied 2 years ago.
Hello and thanks for trusting me to help you and your pet today. I am a veterinarian with over 25 years experience and would be happy work with you, but need a bit more information in order to better assist you if you don't mind.
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Does the skin feel thickened when it appears like this?
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Does your dog itch?
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Has your vet performed any sort of testing of the skin when it looks like this?
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Thanks and I will respond further after you reply. There may be a slight delay while I formulate and type a thorough response or I may be offline, but if so, I will respond as soon as I am able.