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My dog has a growth in her abdomen area on one side. It has…

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My dog has a growth in her abdomen area on one side. It has steadily been growing

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. 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?

Chloe is nine years old

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

She still eats and runs around ok and doesn't seem in pain

Submitted: 8 months ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Bruce, Veterinarian replied 8 months ago
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Bruce, Veterinarian replied 8 months ago

Thank you for your question about Chloe. Is this growth on her skin? Can you possibly post a picture of it here with the paper clip icon for me to see what you're seeing?

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