articles explains that calcinosis cutis is a condition in dogs that causes hard nodules to develop on the back or groin. Calcinosis cutis is caused by excessive treatments with corticosteroids or glandular tumors... More » Pets & Animals Pets Veterinary Health

Cancer, certain viral or bacterial infections and autoimmune diseases may cause a lump on the back of the neck, notes Healthline. A neck lump may also occur due to an injury or torticollis. These factors result in the en... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

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The reason for a lump on the left side flank of a dog behind the ribcage is usually due to a tumor or lipoma. Lipoma is a common fatty deposit that is found underneath the skin. More » Pets & Animals Pets Veterinary Health

The chemical that ticks secrete to help them fasten to the skin of their hosts irritates the host's skin and may cause a lump to form, even after the tick has been removed. Lumps can also be caused when residual tick bod... More » Pets & Animals Pets Veterinary Health

Zyrtec, also known as Cetirizine Hydrochloride, is safe for dogs and frequently prescribed by veterinarians for allergy symptoms, states Since this medication is made only for humans, veterinarians encoura... More » Pets & Animals Pets Veterinary Health