American Staffy, 11yrs old, desexed from puppy,with fat lumps,drinking lots of water

I have a american staffy, desexed as puppy was a freebie. she is 11yrs old now, and has lumps which were told are fat lumps, she is predigree, but have only had mongrel dogs all my married life 44yrs, she has stared drinking a lot of water laterly and sleeping a lot, but still can run around like a puppy when she wants too, we haveing seen a vet, as thinking it might be old are comming on, she has never been sick since we have had her
Can you please advise me to what might be wrong with her,we live in Queensland,central coastline,
Thank you for you advise.

Asked by Member 1140398 on Nov 20th 2012 in Senior Pet
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Kali earned her wings 10/21/14

You said you took her to a vet. What did they check her for? Diabetes? Cushings? Thyroid? Other things?

Kali earned her wings 10/21/14 answered on 11/20/12. Helpful? Yes/Helpful: No 1 Report this answer


I would doubt for a kidney problem, diabetes or thyroid. You have mentioned that you have already taken him to a vet, so what did the vet diagnose?

Member 1107927 answered on 11/21/12. Helpful? Yes/Helpful: No 1 Report this answer