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Old 09-25-2013, 11:10 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Location: Kingston, Ontario
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The vet should have been able to make a fairly accurate assessment if this is a tooth issue or a tumour just by looking in his mouth. Looking at his face, I'd lean more towards a tumour just by how it's starting to displace his eye. Is the lumpy area firm or soft?

Would you be able to get a picture of his mouth with his gum pulled up, or inside his mouth? Watch for a yawn and be ready to take a quick picture.

Poor old guy. Oral tumours take way too many of our precious little ones.
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