I have a 18 week poodle who had a black nose when I got him at 8 weeks old. Now his black looks like it rubbed off and it is pink. The whole nose is not all the same color, some is still black, some pink and some a mix. It looks like it will all be pink eventuallyu though. Is this normal or a sign of a problem? Should I be concerned? Thanks for any help!
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I have a 18 week poodle who had a black nose when I got him at 8 weeks old. Now ... pink eventuallyu though. Is this normal or a sign of a problem? Should I be concerned? Thanks for any help!

Does he drink out of a plastic bowl? I've heard that sometimes the chemicals in the plastic will turn a black nose pink. It happened to one of my dogs. However, I wouldn't think it would happen in a matter of weeks.

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I have a 18 week poodle who had a black nose when I got him at 8 weeks old. Now ... pink eventuallyu though. Is this normal or a sign of a problem? Should I be concerned? Thanks for any help!

has this been happening since the weather cooled off? some dogs get "winter nose" and their nose will turn black again in summer.

-kelly
I have a 18 week poodle who had a black ... a problem? Should I be concerned? Thanks for any help!

has this been happening since the weather cooled off? some dogs get "winter nose" and their nose will turn black again in summer. -kelly

yes it has. is this ok then? thanks for the reply!
I have a 18 week poodle who had a black ... a problem? Should I be concerned? Thanks for any help!

Does he drink out of a plastic bowl? I've heard that sometimes the chemicals in the plastic will turn a black nose pink. It happened to one of my dogs. However, I wouldn't think it would happen in a matter of weeks.

yes he does drink out of a plastic bowl. should I not do this? I really like the bowl because it is one of those spill proof ones but if it is hurting Maui (my puppy) I will get rid of it!
has this been happening since the weather cooled off? some dogs get "winter nose" and their nose will turn black again in summer. -kelly

yes it has. is this ok then? thanks for the reply!

My Finn used to get this, especially when the apartment was dry from the heat. A humidifier always helped...but then I myself can't make it through winter in a NYC apartment without one.
Tara
Does he drink out of a plastic bowl? I've heard that sometimes the chemicals in the plastic will turn a black nose pink.

Plastic bowl dermatitis is related to plastic bowls in that they're easily scratched and not easily cleaned - a breeding ground for a bacterial infection, especially in water bowls. It's not the chemicals in the plastic.
As I suggested in another group, the OP should see his/her vet about a possible bacterial infection.

Matt. Rocky's a Dog.
I have a 18 week poodle who had a black nose when I got him at 8 weeksold. Now his ... be pink eventuallyu though. Is this normal or asign of a problem? Should I be concerned? Thanks for any help!

I have a lab/terrier mix, when he was a pup he had a black nose, at about 2 months in age his nose turned pink. He's 16 now and it's still pink, he's fine with that Emotion: smile
is this ok then?

No offense, but nobody on this group can answer that. Group members can give you suggestions as to what it might be (and my guess is that it's normal "winter nose"), but only YOUR VET can tell you for sure whether or not it's benign or due to an infection.
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