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Q. My 10 year old Labrador retriever has a 1/4 inch pink protrusion from her gingiva on the rear of an upper canine. Should I take her to see her vet?

A. Many older dogs have these types of protrusion, it is sometimes just due to some malformation of the gums due to old age, but sometimes it can also be a tumor.

i would advise taking her to the vet to get it checked, for peace of mind.

Answered By
DAVID ELBEZE, DVM, MRCVS

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