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Two days ago when Mika was doing a stretch I felt a lump on
Two days ago when Mika was doing a stretch I felt a lump on the left side of her body (pic: https://ibb.co/ca5Od0 ), it's oval shaped about the size of a thumb nail, it's under the skin so you can't r… read more
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I just found a lump on my beagle just below her rib cage and
I just found a lump on my beagle just below her rib cage and I am looking for possible reasons … read more
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My little female Chihuahua left side below the rib cage is
My little female Chihuahua left side below the rib cage is swollen, and the right side is slightly swollen. She seems to be fine no troubles with her.… read more
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We just adopted a 2 y.o. male Labrador Retriever from our local
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our dog seems to have a lump in his neck just down from his
our dog seems to have a lump in his neck just down from his left jaw bone. He has a lot of fur, so it is hard to tell how large it is, but it feels about like the size of small lime. I don't feel anyt… read more
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My 2 year old german shepard has been playful all afternoon.
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We have a 1 1/2 year old boxer female. She has just been spayed
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Dr. Andy
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hi my lab bitch was spayed on 21st feb had all clear but i have now noticed some swel
hi my lab bitch was spayed on 21st feb had all clear but i have now noticed some swelling oval shaped under her incision area .. she doesnt seem to be in pain is running walking eating and drinking ok… read more
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found a lump on my dogs side (his left) that feels about the
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My small 6 lb.yorkie/maltese,7 yr old dog has developed a swelling
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my mixed labrador pitbull has a bony protrusion that we never
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Our 15.5 lb mix seems to be in extreme pain since yesterday.
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We have a Golden retriever( Female-4 yrs.) Has recently developed
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my dog has a hard bump on his lower rib. is this a sign of
my dog has a hard bump on his lower rib. is this a sign of a broken rib? it is right on the bone… read more
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Doctoral Degree
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My Golden Retreiver has developed a lump that is high on her
My Golden Retreiver has developed a lump that is high on her side just past the middle of her back. It isn't pronounced outward that much, and I am not sure that I would have noticed it, but the the h… read more
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10 year old Yellow Lab, very healthy, but just noticed a fairly
10 year old Yellow Lab, very healthy, but just noticed a fairly large (1" to 2") lump/mass on his side, seemingly on top of his side ribs. No pain to touch. No change in weight, activity, etc. Thought… read more
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Great dane: swelling..lame, she is very active, what are the remedies
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