Why does my dog’s stomach look dirty? On some dogs you can observe the very earliest signs of yeast when it manifests as little black or brownish specs on the underbelly, around the genitals, or where the legs join the body. These often go unnoticed, being mistaken for dirt, flea specks or simply part of the ageing process.
Why is my dog getting brown spots on his skin? Secondary hyperpigmentation is relatively common and can occur in any breed of dog, most commonly those breeds prone to obesity, hormonal abnormalities, allergies, contact dermatitis, and skin infections. Secondary hyperpigmentation is triggered by inflammation and/or friction.
What are these brown spots on my dog? The most common cause of brown spots on a dog’s skin is a yeast infection. Yeast infections are usually caused by an improper diet, and they can be treated with nutritional changes, allergy medications, topical creams, and antibacterial creams.
How do you get rid of brown spots on a dog’s belly? It is important to note that if the hyperpigmentation (dark patches or spots) is primary, it cannot be cured. But, if you notice it early enough, it can be improved through medications like steroid ointments.