My Chesapeake Bay Retriever has developed pink spots on her nose that have now turned white. …

My Chesapeake Bay Retriever has developed pink spots on her nose that have now turned white. I am told that it is Vitiligo. Are there any known cures for this??

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Krista Magnifico
Krista Magnifico (@kristamagnifico)
2 years ago

Hello, It is not possible to diagnose accurately (or ethically responsibly) via a photo. All abnormal lumps, bumps, and skin changes should be seen by your vet and if your vet recommends a veterinary dermatologist. Certainly vitiligo is a possible diagnosis but I wouldn’t want to misinterpret the photo because it is only one dimensional and we don’t know anything else about your dog. If your vet thinks it is vitiligo I have not heard of a cure or treatment. You have to be careful with sun exposure as the non pigmented skin is much more susceptible to burning and… Read more »