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Is that a skin tag, a tick, a tumor or a toenail? Lets check!

Is that a skin tag, a tick, a tumor or a toenail? Let’s check!

That growth on your pet may make for a perfect Halloween costume, but it could also be something that has potential to cause harm. Lumps, bumps, differently colored skin, hair-loss, odd toenails--are these things normal and benign or a cause for concern? 

It's tough for even the best of pet owners to distinguish between a growth or spot that is normal from one that needs further evaluation. A little spot of missing fur could be a sign of an underlying disease or an infection. A bump could simply be a benign fatty tumor, or it could be something much more serious--you can't definitively tell by just looking at or feeling a mass whether or not it's cancerous.

The skin is the largest organ of your pet's body, and there's a lot that can go wrong. We can help pick up on potentially harmful skin conditions at each exam. If you notice a growth or odd-looking spot on your pet, please do not hesitate to point it out to us or to make an appointment for us to take a look--it's always better to be safe than sorry! 

Location

8301 Seminole Trail, Ruckersville, VA. 22968

Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule

RUCKERSVILLE ANIMAL HOSPITAL

Monday:

7:00 am-6:00 pm

Tuesday:

7:00 am-6:00 pm

Wednesday:

7:00 am-6:00 pm

Thursday:

7:00 am-6:00 pm

Friday:

7:00 am-6:00 pm

Saturday:

8:00 am-12:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed