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She has 2 masses on her neck right behind her ears. I'm not…

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She has 2 masses...

She has 2 masses on her neck right behind her ears. I'm not sure exactly if it's matted hair or something else

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'm sorry to hear that. Some lumps are serious and some aren't. Let's see what the Veterinarian has to say. What is the dog's name and age?

Winnie, she's about a year old

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Winnie?

She is I think a Shepard mix but I'm not entirely sure what she's mixed with. Generally short hair but seems to shed a lot

Submitted: 9 months ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Peter, Veterinarian replied 9 months ago
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Peter, Veterinarian replied 9 months ago

1- Are the lumps below the skin?

2- Are the lumps bothering her?

3- Can you post a picture in this thread?

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
The lumps don't seem to be under the skin or bothering her unless trying to get a feel of them. It looks like matted hair but I didn't want to try to clip it if it wasn't
Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Peter, Veterinarian replied 9 months ago

Friend, the lump does appear like a clump of matted hair. I would take her to your vet's office or groomer and they can remove it with clippers; do not try doing it yourself with scissors you can easily cut her.

My goal is to provide you with excellent service. If you have any follow-up questions don't hesitate to ask. If finished, please take a moment to rate my service. See you again soon!

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