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dachshund has back bump

I adopted a 7year old dachshund and aside from hypothyroidism the vets at the ASPCA said he was fine. He has a big bump on his lower back, just above his groin and only along his spine. He's a very athletic little guy and it doesn't seem to bother him. I just want to know what is it? I've got a vet appointment next week to know for sure but I'd like some suggestions son maybe I won't be totally thrown by the answer.
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462827 tn?1333168952
Welcome..I'm having a hard time visualizing this...Do you have any photos????? Thanks, Karla
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OK, there's a photo on my profile. You can see the shadow of the lump just above my finger. He doesn't worry about it much unless you palpate it a lot. It doesn't go into his belly, just mostly around his spine. We have his paperwork  from vet info since we he got into the shelter and none of it mentions a back injury, and he's had it since we first adopted him.
462827 tn?1333168952
I'm going with a simple "Fat Deposit" that is nothing to be alarmed about, but again ALL lumps & bumps need to be evaluated by a Vet...Good luck & please come back to let us know what you find out.....Karla
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Thanks Karla! And you were right :) just a little chubby puppy thing. He's the first non-border collie I've had and I've been lucky that my past pups were all fit as fiddles. Thanks for your help!
462827 tn?1333168952
Great News!!!!  Thank you for the update...Appreciate it!! Karla
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