LIVE: Evaluating Lumps and Bumps in your Pet

 
By Speaker: Dr. Heather Wamsley • Published: February 16th, 2013
Category: Animal Airwaves
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Any abnormal lump or bump on your pet should be check by a veterinarian immediately. Although some lumps, called lipomas, are due to fat deposits and generally harmless, others could be signs of serious disease, such as cancer. Dr. Heather Wamsley, a board-certified veterinary clinical pathologist, returns to the show to discuss more about the ways in which veterinarians diagnose lumps and bumps in pets and and the role of the clinical pathologist. Clinical pathologists are able to discern many things in the laboratory, using not just what they see with the naked eye but what they are able to test for.Learn more about what goes on behind the scenes when it comes to diagnosing certain diseases in pets in this episodes.