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Features March 2017 Issue

Tending to Fatty Tumors in Dogs

This dog's lipoma grew so large that he needed major surgery to remove it.

Tending to Fatty Tumors in Dogs

The worry is usually greater than the problem.

Even if itís not a lipoma but, rather, a cancerous mass, thatís no reason to panic. Many cancerous tumors can be safely removed without ever invading healthy tissue or spreading to vital organs in other parts of the body.

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