Dog Eye & Cheek Growth
Our dog Jake has a growth on his eye and his cheek that look similar. The eye growth was there before when he was about 7 and he got it surgically removed even though it didn't seem to bother him.
The current eye growth has been there for about a year and is growing slowly and with exception to redness in the white part of his eye, he doesn't seem affected by it.
The growth on his cheek has come up within the last few months and again does not seem to bother him.
Other than the growths he is a happy, trim, asymptomatic dog. He's a Dalmatian cross who is nearly 13yrs old.
My debate/question is:
Are the growths likely to get larger and cause Jake discomfort so much that it is worthy of getting them removed surgically now while they are small?
He is 13yrs old and surgery will more likely cause unnecessary discomfort and possibly death at his age.
Thank you for your time!
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