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Q. My dog has a bump right at the endkof his left rib cage. It was small, but has gotten bigger. Its a big bump, purple and has a scab. Its hard.

A. I would recommend getting it checked out by your vet as soon as possible. Your vet will be able to do a fine needle aspirate or biopsy to establish what it is and wether it is a malignant tumour or not. They will also be able to assess if it is possible to be removed by surgery. The longer you leave it the bigger it will get and harder to remove and may spread.

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JULIA HENWOOD

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