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I have a golden retriever 14 years old, I have noticed dark…

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Hi My name is ***** ***** have a golden retriever 14 years old, I have noticed dark spots on his skin under the fur. can you tell me what this is

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Orby

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Orby?

No he seem to be active and he eat well and alert

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Dr. Altman
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I apologize no one has assisted you yet today. Are you able to provide a photo with the paperclip attachment on your screen?

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I am not set up to make phone calls but would be happy to answer any questions you have online. The states/province I am licensed in do not allow me to communicate via phone calls, unless I have previously physically examined a pet. I could lose my license for doing so. If you would like I can opt out and see if there is another veterinarian that can take calls.

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Light dogs as they age can develop freckles or "age marks." As long as they are flush with the skin and not getting larger they are not a concern but please take a photo with a ruler so you can monitor their size and if they remain irregular margins and growing then I would advise an exam but if they stay this way I would simply monitor

I have a light colored dog that has these as well and developed them after 5 years old and as long as they stay the same I don't recommend any treatment

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