Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Pierre, South Dakota
I wonder if she leaned against something like wet paint or some type of dye that transferred or even a deck that had cresote since it is just on the tips. Now, it could still be the hair as my Sting has and my husky had (but not my aussie) hair that is just dark on the tips otherwise white. This is usually more predominant with the winter coat - so my Sting looks darker in summer. But it is not in spots. Also your dog is young and I think the coat color could still be changing. I would do an experiment and trim the hair on one of the spots (just a small area) then see how it grows back. If it grows back all one color, then I would think that it was some type of dye transfer. If it grows back the same, then her coat is changing. I guess I wouldn't worry since she doesn't have fleas and she isn't chewing on it and she is healthy.
Sting Chance von Gaard AKC GSD 2/8/2006