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Q. My 9 month old Golden has a lump about the size of a softball on her chest. It feels rubbery and is moveable it doesnt hurt her appeared suddenly.

A. It is best to have it checked and tested by you veterinarian. A fine needled aspiration (aspirate some cells with a needle)may give you a reliable answer. It is not possible to know for certain the nature of it by just having a look at it, even though some lumps have a very characteristic appearance (for example lipomas).

Answered By
DR. MASSIMO ORIOLES, DVM, MRCVS

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