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Old May 30th, 2008, 10:05 PM
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Lump on Jasper's neck

I just found a lump on the scruff of Jasper's neck. It is quite large about an inch in diameter and a quarter inch deep.

I am so upset I can't even think. I will be taking him to the vet tomorrow. I hope it is just a lump from his vaccines he got on Monday.
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Old May 30th, 2008, 10:32 PM
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That's probably all that it is. Glad you can get him in to see the vet so fast to be sure.

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Old May 30th, 2008, 10:36 PM
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Yep good to check it out, but if he got vaccines there that's most likely the cause. Fagan almost always gets a lump when he gets a shot of any kind.... and sometimes they take up to 4 weeks + to go away. for your appointment with Jasper!
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Old May 31st, 2008, 03:36 AM
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Dont worry, im sure its just from the vaccine. Vet will put ure mind to ease
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Old May 31st, 2008, 05:56 AM
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Thanks guys. He is my special boy and I would be just devastated if something happened to him.
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Old May 31st, 2008, 08:01 AM
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and for Jasper that it's just a vaccination lump and will go away on its own. We always get them checked out, too.

We've seen so many vaccination lumps on the dogs over the years that we developed a system with the vet. They put certain vaccines in certain places and we always watch them do to--that way we know exactly what has caused the reaction...and if a lump results, we freak out about it less. We're pretty paranoid...I think the vet was getting tired about our panicky calls!

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Old May 31st, 2008, 09:53 AM
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Thanks everybody, we are heading off to the vet now.
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Hoping it's the vaccination that has caused the lump.
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Let us know what happens. Good luck
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Old June 2nd, 2008, 01:14 AM
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Vet does think it is from the vaccine and wants Jasper brought back in if there is any oozing, he stops eating, or if it doesn't go down in two weeks for a recheck.

It does feel slightly smaller this morning, the lump itself is hard, but it is moveable, like it is attached to the skin, not the muscle tissue.
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