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If your vet removes a tumour from your dog, it should always be sent to the laboratory for testing. A good vet will always advise you this needs to be done to ensure that it is not cancerous.
The opinion of your vet iis not the same thing as the results given to you by someone specifically trained to do this.
A Pathologist has had extensive training in the diagnosis of cancerous tumours.
Read Frodo’s story on the forum to find out just how lucky he was his tumour was sent to the laboratory. The opinion of the vet was wrong.
Checking for Lumps
How to check your dog for tumours.
Find out more about pathology and biopsies from Dr Ken Wyatt here
What To Do If You Find A Lump
To give your dog the best chance at having no further problems with a lump you might find, see what you should do here