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    Default Sudden growth of hair between pads

    This is a bizarre question, but I noticed that Linus, my 7.5 year old bully, has had a dramatic growth of fur between the pads of his paws. I never clipped that fur or anything and it always was short and unnoticeable but now it's long and shaggy!

    Has anyone experienced a sudden growth of hair between pads? Is there a reason for it? Should I clip it?

    I know it's an odd question but thanks for any help!

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    WOW... so bizarre... I noticed this with Banks about a month ago... she is also 7.5 yrs old... wonder if it has something to do with age??
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    Default Re: Sudden growth of hair between pads

    Climate change.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 2BullyMama View Post
    WOW... so bizarre... I noticed this with Banks about a month ago... she is also 7.5 yrs old... wonder if it has something to do with age??
    How odd! Maybe it's an age thing because it seemed to come from no where! Did you clip it?

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    Quote Originally Posted by sheshistory View Post
    How odd! Maybe it's an age thing because it seemed to come from no where! Did you clip it?
    No... I let it be... does not seem to bother her. when i talk with my vet on Tuesday about Cheli, I try to remember to ask him about it
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    Default Re: Sudden growth of hair between pads

    Hmmm . . . maybe it's like us. As we age our hair recedes on our heads and starts growing in our ears and nose. And eyebrows.




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