Why does my dog have a dry crusty nose?

asked 2017-01-18 16:34:40 -0600

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answered 2017-02-23 14:01:34 -0600

There are many reasons why your dog may have dry crusty nose bumps making it difficult to make a spot diagnosis. Here are some of them:

Abscesses Allergic and contact dermatitis, Flea allergy Benign tumors Callus Canine acne Calcinosis cutis Skin cancer

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answered 2017-02-23 13:56:10 -0600

This could be a common cold or lack of ability to regulate circulate. Try adjusting the temperature in your house. If it stays extra dry and crusty, call your vet -- it could also just be from old age.

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