LIVE: Evaluating Lumps and Bumps in Your PetBy Speaker: Dr. Heather Wamsley • Published: August 18th, 2012
Category: Animal Airwaves
If you detect a lump or a bump on your pet, it’s important to have it checked out by a veterinarian immediately. Some of these lumps, called lipomas, are due to fat deposits and are generally harmless. Others, however, can be signs of serious disease, such as cancer. Your veterinarian can often make a quick diagnosis, sometimes working with clinical pathology specialist in a laboratory. Learn more about what various findings can mean in terms of treatment for your animal when Dr. Heather Wamsley, a board-certified veterinary clinical pathologist, share her insights.