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Hoopie1
09-05-2004, 02:08 PM
my 10 year old keeshound was being given a flea bath when we noticed that he had a bulge about the size of a golf ball next to hi butt he a no problem going to the bathroom and doesn't seem to be in any pain does anybody have any idea of what this may be?????

petsalive
09-08-2004, 01:29 PM
This is the kind of problem that can not be diagnosed online (even by a veterinarian). It might be something as simple as an impacted anal gland that just needs emptying, or it might be more complicated and be an infected anal gland that needs antibiotics AND draining OR it could be a subcutaneous tumor if it is not in the anal gland that might or might not be malignant.

Chances are it is something relatively minor but unless someone actually looks at the location of the 'bump' it is impossible to know.

Your veterinarian should be consulted on this one.