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Fatty Tumors In Dogs

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Dog Lumps

…of fatty cells and grow quite large. Sweat glands can get blocked. These sebaceous glands secret the oil that will lubricate your dog’s skin. The tumors will be raised and are often found on the body, eyelids or legs of the dog. A malignant tumor can often be identified by a cut or wound that wont heal. Any rapid enlargement of a mass on your dog requires immediate attention. The most common malignant tumor in dogs is the mast cell tumor. This…

Dog Soft Tissue Sarcomas

…can be benign or malignant. Each area of the dog’s body that is affected has a different type of tumor. Those in fatty tissue are , in the fibrous tissue they are fibrosarcoma and so on throughout the body. Soft tissue tumors are more prevalent in large dogs.Diagnosis Diagnosis presents some problems due to the similarity to other tumors. A good history will help determine the type of tumor present. Fine needle aspirations are done to determine…

Dog Liposarcoma

…lumps in the skin on the sides of a dog or along their neck and groin. Older dogs can develop these tumors in joints which can be very painful. If they are in the soft fatty tissue they are a bit soft and will give way if they are squeezed. On rare occasions, they can occur in the body cavity. There will be drooping of the stomach and and increased swelling on one side of the abdomen. Although they are not a particularly common type of tumor,

Cutaneous Mast Cell Tumors in Dogs

…of the mast cell tumor is also done, which measures how much the cancer has spread throughout the dog’s body. A tumor is staged after it is surgically removed along with local lymph nodes, and examined microscopically. Staging is based on the number of tumors, how many lymph nodes are involved, and whether or not the entire tumor was removed.Stage I: One tumor in the skin, with no lymph node involvement.Stage II: One tumor in the skin with local…

Dog Tumors

…Mammary tumors are generally on the surface, but they are one type that can be either benign or malignant.Tumors that are internal Internal tumors are different. Generally not seen until other symptoms arise, they can be malignant and metastasized from other areas of the dogs body. If the tumor is in the chest cavity or abdomen, the treatment may be different. When discussing treatment with your vet, discuss complications, your dog’s general…

Dog Giant Cell Tumors

…Fibroblasts are found in the connective tissue of the dog’s body and are important in the healing of wounds.Signs and Symptoms Although giant cell histiocytomas are primarily found in cats, they can also be found in dogs as well. Initially there may be a firm tumor in the fatty layer of the skin. If your dog shows a followed by a rapid , you should bring it to the attention of your vet as soon as possible. Your dog will appear to be experiencing…

Cat Giant Cell Tumors

…of malignant histiocytomas. These contain fibroblasts as well as histiocytes. Fibroblasts are found in the connective tissue of the cat’s body and are important in the healing of wounds.Signs and Symptoms Giant cell histiocytomas are primarily found in cats, but they can be found in dogs as well. Initially there may be a firm tumor in the fatty layer of the skin. If your cat shows a followed by a rapid , you should bring it to the attention of…

Dog Epilepsy

…can greatly benefit a dog suffering from canine epilepsy. Two important steps in the treatment of canine epilepsy are strengthening the dogs brain and liver. By strengthening the brain, nerve cells and neurotransmitters will become healthier, leading to fewer seizures. Supplements containing omega-3 fatty acids are particularly helpful in this respect, as they improve brain cell membranes. The health of an epileptic dogs liver is also incredibly…

Dog Cognitive Dysfunction

…up to two months for a dog to show improvement under this form of treatment, such drugs have been known to temporarily reverse some of the changes caused by this syndrome and to increase comfort and happiness. In addition to drug therapy, there are several other forms of treatment that are known to be quite successful. Antioxidant treatment and supplements of omega-3 fatty acids have both proven effective for some dogs with cognitive dysfunction.…

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