MY BROTHER GOT A BOXER PUPPY A FEW MONTHS AGO.
AND A COUPLBE SAYS AGO WE NOTICED A BIG BUMP ON HER HEAD....
AND ITS BIGGER THAN A GOLF BALL ON THE TOP OF HER HEAD. (WERE HER SMART BUMP IS)
WE DONT HAVE THE MONEY TO TAKE HER TO THE VET RIGHT NOW.
THE BUMP ISNT REALLY HARD. ITS SOFT...??
DOSE ANYONE HAVE A BOXER OR HAD ANYTHING SIMILAR HAPPEN TO
THERE DOG LIKE THIS????????
Since you haven't yet received a response from the other members in the Dogs community, it may be that no one else has had this same issue. You may also want to post this in the Ask-a-Veterinarian Forum: http://www.medhelp.org/forums/Animal-Health---General/show/112.
I'm really sorry your post got missed!
Like sk123 said, it's a good idea to put this question to one of the vets. There are quite a few vets on the Expert Forum, and I'm sure someone will help.
With a young puppy her bones aren't as hard as an adult dog's, and it could be she has had some accident maybe while playing which has caused this swelling. Really, it would be the best thing if she could see a vet, in case there is some damage or trauma which might not get better on its own.
I know there isn't money for the vet. But maybe your brother, or a member of the family could sell something to come up with the cash? (I know that might take some time to do, and your pup really needs to see the vet now.) But if -just if, you know a vet who would treat your dog and let you pay a few days later? That would be helpful. You could ask.
I don't live in the US, I live in England, but I have heard that you have something called "Care Credit" in the States. I don't know how this works, but it could mean you will be able to get veterinary care for your pup. You need to research this, or maybe someone else will post here to help .
My daughter's boxer had the same thing. It was a benign tumor. Not saying your brother's boxer has the same thing and it really should be checked out by a vet. I don't mean to sound harsh, but if you cannot afford to provide needed medical care for the animal, you might want to think about rehoming him.
This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.