versión impresa ISSN 0103-8478
PALUMBO, Mariana Isa Poci; MACHADO, Luiz Henrique de Araújo y TORRES NETO, Rafael. Acquired aurotriquia in a schnauzer dog. Cienc. Rural [online]. 2011, vol.41, n.2, pp. 291-293. Epub 18-Feb-2011. ISSN 0103-8478. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0103-84782011005000010.
Coat color changes in adult dogs are rare. Miniature schnauzers can development golden hair coat color, primarily in the trunk, called aurotriquia. This paper reports the occurrence of aurotriquia in a schnauzer, three years old, being this the first case report of aurotriquia schnauzer in Brazil. Due to its rare occurrence there is a need for greater attention to racial characteristics and a better physical examination and medical history, Despite, being only a change in the phenotype, there are color changes related to worse disease prognosis.
Palabras llave : dermatology; dogs; schnauzer; coat.