Lump on dogs leg

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SummerLove2306 Tue 23-Jul-19 19:38:41

I was wondering if anyone knew what this lump was on my dogs leg? It's not hard and doesn't hurt him when touched but naturally I have the worst going through my head!

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SummerLove2306 Tue 23-Jul-19 22:55:45

Bump

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Kleptronic Tue 23-Jul-19 23:06:57

I have seen this on a relative's dog (but relative refuses to take him to the vets). I took the dog to a free checkup in the park, and they said take him to a real vet.

I think this is an overgrowth of skin on the elbow caused by lying on laminate/tiles. It's a pressure point, so like a callus, except it's not hard skin, because it's on the elbow and possibly the elbow doesn't know how to grow hard skin - I don't know though. If either dogs were mine, I'd take them to the vet.

BiteyShark Wed 24-Jul-19 06:18:02

I think with bumps that can be something or nothing but until the vet checks them over you won't know which.

Medievalist Wed 24-Jul-19 06:25:01

My lab has hard patches from lying on the floor and the don't look like that. You need to ask your vet.

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