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Q. My dog has developed a rash on her belly and chest, which I thought at first was "age spots". This rash has spread and is dark in spots.

A. If this is an itchy or smelly rash it may be a fungal or bacterial infection. Considering the age of your dog, this could also be signs of an endocrine disease such as Cushing's syndrome or hypothyroidism. Please take her to a vet to have that checked out.

Answered By
DR. ANDREA M. BRODIE, DVM

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