The four-year-old had surgery to remove the lump and was stitched back up. During the surgery, a hairy mass was found inside the lump which also had to be removed.
To see the extent of the operation, follow this link to see a photograph of the mass being removed. WARNING – GRAPHIC CONTENT: See image.
Hercules is on pain relief and antibiotics but doing really well and on his way to making a full recovery.
This operation cost £700. We can only help local animals like Hercules with your generous donations. Find out how to donate to your local RSPCA branch.