Remember Beast, Zuck's adorable pup, toast of Palo Alto dog parks? Receiver of treats? The animal with 1.5 million Facebook friends? Remember when it was a baby, as seen on the left? Now it looks like a big fungus nodule.

Is this normal for a dog? It doesn't look like an animal anymore, just a loose bundle of textiles. Is Beast OK? Has anyone spoken to Beast? Are any vets reading this?