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My name is ***** ***** and I have been a Vet Tech for 30+ years with special interest in Canine health.
Have you noticed Lucy salivating more than usual?
Does the area feel fluid filled?
She is showing signs of a salivary gland cyst or sialocele . This can occur due to trauma to the salivary gland. The trauma would be from chewing on sticks and various items that she may pick up since she is so young. The are was traumatized causing a blockage in the salivary gland. This will need to be addressed by your Vet as soon as you can get Lucy in to the office.
The Vet will aspirate the fluid to confirm my suspicions and then decide the type of treatment needed for Lucy. This is some information on Salivary gland cysts: http://vetmedicine.about.com/cs/dogdiseasess/a/salivarygldcyst.htm
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