The Internet Is Falling In Love With A Labrador That Has Vitiligo

 

Blaze Is A Pure Black Labrador Retriever, But He’s A Little Different From The Others

Blaze is a 10-year-old doggo that lives with his owners in Finland. He spent most of his days living a fairly ordinary life, but recently something about him changed drastically. White spots gradually began to appear on his black coat. Now, almost a year later, Blaze is the internet’s first multi-colored labrador retriever.

Blaze is a healthy and energetic pooch that loves to run around and explore the great outdoors. He always looked like any other lab, up until he turned 9 last year. Santeri, Blaze’s owner first noticed that a white spot appeared on his dog’s ear, but thought nothing of it. Over the next few months, more and more white patches began to appear on the pooch, so Santeri took him to the vet. It turns out that Blaze has Vitiligo, a condition that is mostly associated with humans, but apparently, can also affect dogs. The condition causes the skin or fur to lose pigmentation over time, without having any other affect the overall health.

Recently the man shared a picture of the doggo on a Facebook group, which caught people’s attention and quickly went viral. The image produced over 32K reactions and people couldn’t get enough of the unique-looking pooch.

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Now, a year later Blaze is a multi-colored Labrador Retriever

Even though Blaze is everyone’s friend, he likes to explore deserted places as well

Blaze loves to explore the outdoors

“Interestingly, all of his brothers and sisters still remain single-colored”

He's just like any other dog

Santeri said that for his beloved dog, the white patches are just cosmetic

Blaze is the internet's first multi-colored Labrador Retriever

He loves to play and put a smile on people's face

“Blaze is a healthy and very energetic guy. He’s always ready to join you wherever you go. He even loves to travel inside a car”

Blaze has lived with the same family since he was a puppy

“He is 10 years old now, and has received a few nicknames because of his age, like ‘The Old Man’ and ‘The Funny Old Man’”

“He likes to make people happy and put a smile on their faces”

“Blaze loves to walk in the woods and swim in the lake”

“In winter, he likes to play in the snow. He is always ready to go for a walk outside”

That being said, his favorite thing is to sit next to the dining table and wait for snacks. “You cannot resist those brown eyes,” Santeri admitted

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