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My dog had a black spot on her head and I went to see what
My dog had a black spot on her head and I went to see what it was and as I started moving her hair around the hair started to fall out and now I see another spot on her about and ik getting worried … read more
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Does it cost money of course. He has black spots on his
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My dog (a full bred German Shepard 7 1/2 years of age) has
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My dogs has small black raised spots under the hair on her
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just discovered 4 darker spots in different shapes on my German
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I have a 11 month old beagle, he has a spot on his shoulder
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