Testicular bruises occur when the arteries and veins in the skin surrounding the testicles are injured and broken open. This causes blood to leak under the skin, resulting in discoloration. Testicle bruises usually appear after an injury.
It's just a lack of hydration! Your dog might lick their balls more frequently. If that's the case, apply some hydrating vaseline or natural coconut oil. You don't want your dog to lick their scrotum excessively.
Here's what you need to know! There are a few common reasons for your dog's nail to turn black. The most likely one is a fungal or bacterial infection in the nail itself. Other common causes include trauma to the nail or the toe, having a detached nail, aging, or symptoms of some sort of allergy, growth, or tumor.
The greenish light you're seeing is a reflective layer of tissue found in most animals that have evolved to see in the dark called Tapetum lucidum. The way it allows animals to see better in the dark, is by increasing the amount of light the eyes can use through reflection.
Generally, when you see dog fur turning pink on the body, the cause is attributed to inflammation or infection, says Pet Safe. Irritation can be symptomatic of allergies, bug bites, or parasites, while infection is usually seen with an overgrowth of bacteria or yeast.
Dogs also tilt their heads to show that they're expecting something. Certain keywords, such as “walk”, can trigger your dog. When dogs tilt their head, they might be looking to see if they did, indeed, hear that special word. If so, your pup is most likely expecting to have the word followed by something or an action.
Black dogs in dreams can be a way to process grief, depression, loneliness, separation from a loved one. Dreaming of a black dog represents deep emotional change and transformation that you are going through. They are guardians of the shadow realm and can appear when you are moving through deep shadow work.
When a scrotum is empty this indicates an undescended testis. This occurs when a testis never moved down in to the scrotum as the male developed, or moves back up out of the scrotum and into the abdomen where it started.
Melanonychia is caused when the pigment cells, called melanocytes, deposit melanin — brown-colored pigment — into the nail. These deposits are usually grouped together. As your nail grows, it causes the stripe of brown or black to appear on your nail.
Why does hydrogen peroxide turn white on the skin? Hydrogen peroxide turns white because of a chemical reaction that occurs when it comes into contact with the skin. The solution oxidizes, and the resulting oxygen bubbles create a white, foamy appearance.
Black, tarry stools are often caused by something serious—bleeding in the stomach or small intestines. “The stool turns black because blood has been digested, causing it to change color,” Dr. Spangler says.
Dogs develop cataracts just like people do. These white, milky changes to your dog's lens are the result of abnormal lens metabolism.
Most cases of black stools are from eating black foods or iron supplements. Stool that is black due to blood indicates a problem in the upper GI tract. Blood in the stool can be detected through a stool test. See your healthcare provider right away if you have black stool along with pain, vomiting, or diarrhea.
Offering this sigh, yawn or head turn will let your dog know that you are calm and friendly. The video below shows a well-loved dog who is clearly trying to calm down his owner. He keeps his head turned away most of the time during her well intentioned, but overbearing attempt to have some quality time.