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Bump on my dog's gums.

September 25th, 2012, 01:49 PM
When brushing my dog's teeth (which I know I don't do often enough) I found a bump on his gums. It's pretty big and hard. He's 6 years old, so I'm pretty sure he's not teething. When I put pressure on it, he doesn't react, so I think it's probably not painful.
Has anyone experience this? Does anyone have ideas of what it could be?

September 25th, 2012, 02:23 PM
Welcome to the board, Buisty!

Probably the only way to find out for sure what the lump is would be to have a vet look at it. It might be an abcess or a skeletal issue. Or it might be something as benign as an epulis. A vet will be able to tell you for sure.