Growth on Dog's Snout
(Toronto, Ontario, Canada)
Picture taken 02/28
In September my dog had a growth removed which was located well below the growth in these pictures on his face. I decided to have it removed because it burst and was prone to repeated infections.
I did not send the growth in for a histopath--He's grown many lumps and bumps over the years, which have generally been explained as fatty tissue, etc.
Shortly after the removal of the 'other' growth, the one in these photos formed (the position of the removed growth was on his face, but lower); although it had my attention, it was only this morning when I noticed that the area appeared soiled and the growth itself is somewhat larger than months ago. I wiped it down and removed some blood. I cleaned the area with hydrogen peroxide and have applied POLYSPORIN to the area twice. My dog does not appear irritated by it.
My dog's stats:
15 years old this coming May 2013
His daily health regimen is as follows:
2 CUPS WELLNESS "Healthy Weight" dry food
Vitamin E: 200IU
Vitamin C: 250mg
"DGP" (Main ingredient: Marine Collagen): 2 tablets
HEMP OIL: 1 tbsp
the odd treat I give him
the odd 'treat' he finds himself(outside in the garbage)
Please explain to me what this growth appears to be, what I can do about it holistically, and any other information that will help me do the next right thing.
Thank you very much!
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