(Closed) What could these bumps be?

posted 7 years ago in Pets
Post # 3
9824 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper

Could be anything really. It is hot outside, could be clogged pores, some sort of irritation, mild bites from an insect.

Post # 4
3344 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: August 2010

One of my mom’s dogs used to have these.  They were benign fatty cysts.  They didn’t bother him, but as he got older he got more.

Post # 5
2462 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: August 2010

@JoJo Bananas: my parents’ dog gets these too, it’s ridiculous. she has one that’s really big that has another one on top of it even! it looks like she has tons of tumors but they’re just fat deposits

Post # 6
4385 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: May 2011

Maybe they are bug bites?

Post # 7
7349 posts
Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2010

Google lipoma.  Our family dogs have had these and they are usually harmless.

Post # 8
1052 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: March 2011

Do they feel like a bump ON the skin, like a bug bite or pimple might feel or like a round lump UNDER the skin. Lipomas, or benign fatty tumors, feel like circular lumps under the skin. Papillomas on the other hand, feel like bumps ON the skin. 

ETA: Found this link which might be helpful: http://pets.webmd.com/dogs/dog-skin-lumps-bumps

Post # 9
7779 posts
Bumble Beekeeper

My dog gets these. The vet said theyre skin cysts. Once they get huge, they’ll rupture nasty pus all over, but thats takes a long time. Not really a big deal.

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