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    06-05-2013, 02:05 AM
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Growth on dogs leg....HELP?

My boyfriends dog has these really weird growths that come up on her leg. She had a smaller one that fell off but the one in the picture keeps getting bigger and bigger and today it looks like a little portion or "bubble" of it opened and was bleeding.

He took her to the vet and the vet told him that she could remove it but it would be like $800 dollars and she seemed to kind of discourage it because he asked her what she would do and she told him that she would just leave it.

Im just wondering if anyone has any experience with something like this or knows what it might be? We arent sure if we should take her somewhere else.. I feel like if it was the vet I take my dogs to, they would have wanted to remove it immediatly.

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    06-05-2013, 10:38 PM
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It looks like a tumor that my friends dog had. They got it removed because like yours it will only get bigger. And who know if they will be able to remove it when it gets huge. It only cost her like $350 plus she got the dogs teeth cleaned while he was out too. $800 seems very extreme to me. Try calling around to other vets
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    06-05-2013, 10:50 PM
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^^^ 800$ is ridiculous, I think. Check around.

However, 800$ is not ridiculous IF it goes internally as well, which you can't tell from the picture. As weird as it sounds, grab it- and see if it seems removed from actual tissue (so you can seem to grab it under the skin and move it around without it seeming really stuck in place). ... This is assuming its not painful... Of course.

The thing that bugs me most about it is that it's irregular, which makes itself more consistent to be cancerous, and no benign. (Not to scare you, but there's a lot you can't tell from pictures- just that it is worth looking at)

Definitely get a couple opinions.. And ASK QUESTIONS ... See what exactly they are talking about doing to the dog, and why. See if what they are talking about doing is REALLY necessary.
     
    06-05-2013, 11:00 PM
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Foal
When he told me 800 I was thinking the same thing! My Weimareiner had a huge internal one that was like spiderwebs through his leg and it didnt cost that much AND we got him neutered because he had a tumor in his testes... but its hard since she isnt my dog and the vet told him that she would leave it he feels obligated to believe her because she is the professional. But I really wanted some more feedback and he mentioned my horse forum to see what people had to say about it.

As far as grabbing it im not sure she would let us do that she is a little fussy if you cross her lines. But she had another one that fell off, so if it was internal would it still fall off?
     
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