What does a dog’s tongue color mean? The normal color of a healthy tongue should be a deep pink. When hot, the tongue will normally be red due to the heat that is being released from the vessels, so the best time to look at your dog’s tongue is when he’s at rest. The younger the animal, the pinker the color, due to his vitality.
What color is a healthy dog’s tongue? For the most part, our dog’s tongues are the color pink. Pink is a normal color. But, there are a few dog breeds who have abnormally colored tongues. The Chow Chow, for example, has a purple tongue or purple-spotted tongue.
What does it mean when a dogs tongue is GREY? Check the colour of your dogs tongue:
If the tongue, gums and the mucous membranes in the mouth have turned purplish or blue it could be an indication of cyanosis. This is usually a result of insufficient supply of oxygen in the blood, mostly caused due to a heart or respiratory disease.
What does a purple tongue mean on a dog? Purple tongue: unless your furry friend is a blue-tongue breed, a purple tongue in dogs is usually related to a lack of oxygen (hypoxia). The coloration caused by hypoxia is known as cyanosis. Heart or respiratory disease are usually the cause of hypoxia, again making it imperative you take the dog to a veterinarian.