This dog was covered in spots for a reason everyone should know about

Dogs are often referred to as man’s best friend, but why? They are known as some of the most loyal animals on the planet, as well as being there to greet you after a long day, protecting members of the family, and helping keep everyone active. If that didn’t make these creatures amazing enough already, dogs are also said to be as smart as a two-year-old toddler.

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Dogs have other amazing features. For example, their sense of smell can be up to one million times better than a human – in addition to being able to hear noises up to four times as far away as a human being. Their natural skills make dogs excellent service dogs for those with a sight or hearing disability along with their traits for working as security animals. Dogs really are wonderful. Their personalities often make them a huge part of the family. This is why it can be so distressing to see your four-legged friend suffering, especially when the source for their ailment is unknown, such as in the case of a mysterious cough, repeated howling – or a series of unexplained spots.

 

If you think of a spotty dog, what is the first thing that comes to mind? A dalmatian? After all, the Disney animated classic 101 Dalmatians had us grow up loving the little bundle of creatures; while the villain of the movie, Cruella de Vil, had us on the edge of our seat as we hoped and wished the puppies would make it home safely. However, did you know there are a whole range of spotty dog breeds out there? The American hairless terrier is one of the smaller dotted breeds. On the other end of the scale is the old Danish pointer. This breed has one of the most captivating coats of any spotted dog thanks to the layers and layers of intricate patterns. Whoever knew there were so many dogs with dots out there?


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Dogs have been domesticated for over 10,000 years, and they are now one of the most popular choices for pets. After all, they can turn a house into a home. So what happens when something goes wrong with your new companion? Just like any other animal, dogs take a lot of caring for. This could mean a simple trip to the vet’s for a checkup and diagnosis. On the other hand, it could also be months of treatment and unsolved mysteries that have vets scratching their head as to what the answer could possibly be. One lady was overjoyed to have a new four-legged friend running around the house. However, a strange pattern was about to leave everyone stumped. How had he found all these spots? Where did they come from? More importantly, why were they there? These were just some of the many questions the family was about to face on their long road to discovering the answer…

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