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No responses to my Havanese health post

June 17th, 2004, 10:26 AM
Doesn't anyone have any experience with this with their own dogs? I know the vet said there is nothing there to worry about, but I'm looking for some pet owner advice.

Two people I know since last week said their puppies also had little pimple-like bumps, that it's common at that age. Anyone??

Thanks very much.

Lucky Rescue
June 17th, 2004, 10:44 AM
I guess no one has had experience with this. If the vet says it's just a pimple and not to worry, I would just keep the area clean and..well - not worry! :D

You wouldn't want to be pinching such a sensitive spot, or having the puppy anesthetized to remove something harmless.

June 17th, 2004, 11:58 AM
Thank you !!


June 17th, 2004, 05:29 PM
All dogs can be prone to pimples and acne. No biggie, it's not life treatening.

As any pet get's older any "bump" or lump requires a close eye for changes.

Boxer's & Labs are very prone to certain lypomas and other lumpy issue's like cyst's.
I have found 3 on Ciara in the past 6 months, I carefully examine each one at least every other day for changes. None noted. At her next vist to Dr. Stapler, I will have her check them out...I am not worried about them in the least...and most here know how I dote over Ciara.

All dogs eventually get a bump or lump or two...some people never realize it.

June 18th, 2004, 09:01 AM
XOXOXOX - Thank you !! I examine Murphy's 2 little bumps every day too.

He is not completely house trained yet (not even completely wee wee pad trained - another story - Ugh!), and I thought maybe from laying on the carpeting and some of the urine residue. Last night I started removing the soiled carpeting. It's very old, and I can no longer get all the smell out. This weekend I'll remove the rest of the soiled carpeting and buy some bathroom-type, washable area rugs until M is trained.

Last night I cleaned his little bumps with soap & warm water. This morning it looks like the first bump is a bit smaller (or maybe it's me hoping it is). It DEFINITELY isn't bigger and I really do think it's smaller.

Anyway, how we love these animals !! Thank you for your post.