Black Skin Chow Chow?

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Black Skin Chow Chow?

Post by PaddingtonsDad » Wed Jul 08, 2020 1:55 pm

Hi Everyone! First time Chow Chow owner here : )

I was wondering is it normal/healthy for Chow Chows to have black skin? All the dogs I've owned in the past have had light pink skin, regardless of hair color. Paddington is a brown chow with hints of black in her coat.

I'm worried because I see on google that black skin is associated with alopecia, black skin disease, or thyroid problems.

For what it's worth, Paddington's tummy has always been black ever since I brought her home when she was a pup. Is alopecia, thyroid problems, etc. something I should be worried about?

Thanks in advance, everyone!

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Re: Black Skin Chow Chow?

Post by Brisco » Sat Aug 08, 2020 11:23 pm

Chows do have black skin, black mouth and black tongue, all normal, don't worry, be happy.
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