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Lumpy Needs a Lumpectomy!

  • Breed: Pit Bull Terrier
  • Name: Lumpy
  • Color: Black
  • Size: Medium
  • Sex: Female
  • Age: Senior

$320.00 raised of $800.00

Lumpy is a sweet senior Pit Bull who was found with a cancerous mass on her body.

We cannot even begin to describe the kindness and love that flows from this lovely lady. She is, without question, the perfect dog. We pulled her from a shelter after she walked to the front of the kennel and ever so gently reached out her paw, laying one single toe on the gate...then letting out a soft cry. That was it; we said "She is ours!" and took her into rescue.

Lumpy was a mess with hair loss, skin irritation, parasites, kennel cough, emaciation, and she had two extra large masses on her ear and ankle. Shortly after, we realized she had a third small, hard mass. While she is now fat and happy with a gorgeous coat, we need to remove the small mass, for we learned it was a mast cell tumor. 

The other two masses did not test positive for mast cell, and they may be too difficult to remove. Once we know more about the mast cell lump, we will revisit the others.

Mast Cell has a great prognosis for stages one and two, so we need to take it off and have it tested. We feel certain this girl will knock her recovery out of the park with her strength and determination. While she ended up at the shelter by no fault of her own, she obviously went through a lot prior. We want to get rid of that nasty Mast Cell and let her enjoy her golden years. She has too many good things to pass along to others and too many lives to brighten to let this silly old thing stop her.

Please help us reach our goal by donating to Lumpy's care or by sending her a much-needed item from her wishlist. Lumpy thanks you.


  • Lumpy is through with surgery and is doing well other than being a little sore and tired. We'll anxiously await the results of her biopsy now. We did learn that will need to take x-rays of her heart to see if there is any enlargement, due to findings on her the electrocardiogram. There is the possibility of an enlarged heart, although if it is enlarged it could simply be her individuality and nothing medical. We feel certain that if this is true, it's simply because she's so full of love. Just keep her in your thoughts and prayers please. We'll let you know as soon as we find out the biopsy results.

    August 17, 2018

  • This is great!! Thanks to all who have already contributed! We are so excited that we’re making a difference in Lumpy’s life. Please continue to share her story and maybe we can reach the goal. We’ll be sure update with the results of her surgery as soon as we find out. 

    August 11, 2018

  • This is so amazing...We’re 1/4 of the way to our goal! Huge thank you to everyone that has donated this far!!! Let’s keep the momentum going by spreading the word. You Lumpy fans are fantastic!

    August 07, 2018