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Wart-like growth on dog's flank

by Susan L.

My 7 yo golden has a growth on her left flank that I recently noticed. I'm not sure how long its been there and it hasn't grown since I've noticed it.

Please advise. THANKS!

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Aug 15, 2012
My Online Vet Response for: Wart-like growth on dog's flank
by: Dr. Carol Jean Tillman

Hi Susan,
The photos you submitted show what appear to be a cyst or adenoma. These growths are benign, like warts, and are usually very slow growing.

Surgical removal will cause her body to develop more. Therefore, these are best treated by:

1. HOMEOPATHY-The constitutional remedy for her.

2. NO more vaccinations (over vaccinations usually cause these growths to appear in the first place)

3. Improvement in Diet--See our page on 10 Best Dog Food options and consider a RAW dog food diet! Regardless, NO more dry dog food.

4. Take her to a holistic veterinarian for an intake to diagnose her 'constitutional' homeopathic remedy.

Click here to find a holistic veterinarian in your area. Another resource for vets knowledgeable in homeopathy is

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Dr. Carol Jean Tillman

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DISCLAIMER: This educational advice is based on the depth of your question and the picture you submitted. The above should never replace the advice of your local veterinarian, as they have the ability to evaluate your dog in person.

Related Pages:
- Dog Warts,
- Dog Skin Conditions,
- Ask a Vet Online Library - Dog Warts, Cysts and Strange Growths Section

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