This mass is an example of a lipoma, a benign mass that commonly grows from the fat just beneath the skin known as the subcutaneous space in middle aged to older dogs. Please refer to the article below for more information on lipomas in dogs. If you still seek further information, please visit our
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Our 3 year old Vizsla suddenly developed a mass or swelling over her right eye. it started with just pain then swelled to about golf ball size over night. it hurts her to touch it. She still eats good, and plays. She has not been around other animals except our cat that she grew up with. Our vet gave her a steroid shot, and put her on a antibiotic, and Benadryl 2 days ago. The swelling has not gone down. Could this be a lipoma over the eye? It has not bothered her site yet as far as we can tell.