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Michelle Ward, Dog Veterinarian
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Noticed some weird black spots on my rescue dog tonight in

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Noticed some weird black spots on my rescue dog tonight in what I am assuming is her scar from being spayed. I've never noticed them before, but I have only had her for 10 months and I took her from some pretty terrible conditions. I have a picture that I could attach if I could. Can anyone inform me of what they are? I'm worried about botflies
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Michelle Ward replied 5 months ago.

Hi this is Dr. Michelle. I will see if I can help. Would you be able to attach the picture?

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
I have attached one.
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
Let me know if you would like me to take more.
Expert:  Michelle Ward replied 5 months ago.

Hello-Thank you for the picture. Are you talking about the spots near the umbilicus? It looks like furunculosis=simple blackheads. Dogs can also get skin pigments like freckles and moles just like we can. The other thought is some buried suture material from the spay if this is truly the spay incision. If it is not bothering her, then I would not worry about it. Hope this helps.