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My baby started getting a grey face around 4 years old, now she has just turned 6 and has grey eyebrows and some grey on her ears. Why do some go grey? Is is stress and anxiety? Could it be that we fed her from the table and she is stressed out anticipating food?

She is very lively, but he is a bit on edge and always has been, plus she has had quite a few medical procedures
 

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LOL , well if you want to "fool yourself??" Next time get a "White Boxer." :)

Now they do age the same as any other Boxer?? You just can't see it! My Struddell looked the same at 10 ... sigh as she did at three years old.

The only down side ,is not appearing to age, let's you exist in a "Fairy World," much longer than you should I suppose ...
 

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Berkshire, do your know your pup's lines ? I would check the sire and grand-sires lines for longevity. That should give you a idea.. Some do tend to get some grays early on a few usually on the muzzle area. No Big Deal..Enjoy your boxer give a hug for me.
 

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Some just naturally grey early. I have a good friend who started to grey in his 20’s. I’m sure the same applies to dogs. I’ve seen some double digit boxers with absolutely no grey at all and a 5 yr old with a silver face.
I believe a lot of it has to do with the genes behind the dog.
 

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Well in humans grey hair is a sign that the person has a copper deficiency so I would expect it to be the same for dogs
 

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Usually, the period of shedding of dogs will be more evident in the female dogs and the dogs with more hair. When the dogs are aged between 6-8 months, the dogs begin to moult, and from then on, every 2 -3 months, the dogs will change their coats once.
 

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Absolutely
I get supplements fo myself and will for my dog once he is past the puppy stage from Critichealth.com
There is tons of info on the site about nutritional suplimintation
Dr Wallach is a vet and his thesis on nutrition following over 20,000 autopsies is actually in the Smithsonian as a national treasure.
 

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Absolutely
I get supplements fo myself and will for my dog once he is past the puppy stage from Critichealth.com
There is tons of info on the site about nutritional suplimintation
Dr Wallach is a vet and his thesis on nutrition following over 20,000 autopsies is actually in the Smithsonian as a national treasure.
I can't access that site?? Is it just me???
 

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