Ruby

Can dogs have tumors?

My 5 year old girl dog who's a shih tzu/peckinese mix has this weird round lump on her stomach and some people say it might be a tumor. Is it? I'm really worried and i don't know if it's serious or not for the vet:/ Please help!!


Asked by Ruby on Sep 30th 2012 Tagged tumor, cancer, shihtzu, peckinese in Cancer
Report this question Get this question's RSS feed Send this question to a friend



Status

  • Cast your vote for which answer you think is best!


Answers

Guest

Only a vet will be able to tell you if it is a fatty cyst or a tumor. It may only need to be aspirated, or you might need to do a tissue biopsy to determine if it is a malignant growth. Please make a vet appointment soon.


Member 904338 answered on 9/30/12. Helpful? Yes/Helpful: No 0 Report this answer