I wasn’t worried about mouth cancer in dogs until I found a suspicious lump in my dog’s mouth (see image below). Since then, I’ve been searching for as much information as I can find. I’ve discovered that searching for information about mouth cancer in dogs is confusing and frustrating. Just when I thought I found …
Dogs with Cancer
This category covers the unfortunate reality of dogs with cancer. Just like people, dogs are susceptible to various types of cancer as they age. There are a variety of reasons for this including age, weight, breed, environmental factors, etc.
You will find information on mast cell tumors, tumors of the spleen, and various skin cancers within this category.
In addition, posts will discuss how veterinarians diagnosis and treat various cancers. You’ll find suggestions on how to proceed when you have including the pros/cons of medications, chemotherapy, and radiation.
Dealing with cancer in dogs is difficult and scary. The important thing is early diagnosis and veterinarian attention.
It’s important to understand that many dogs are able to tolerate chemotherapy and radiation in a different way than most people. They don’t typically experience the same discomfort as we would.
Cancer in dogs is scary, but in many cases it can be treated and your dog can go on to live many more years.
Testicular cancer in dogs is common in intact male dogs. However, there are some intact dogs who may go on to develop testicular cancer. That’s not an excuse not to have your dog neutered, however. Other factors for testicular cancer in dogs include things like environmental contaminants, age, and genetics. The best overall way to …
The minute you hear the word “cancer” or “tumor”, the first thing you want to know is the truth about mast cell tumor dog life expectancy. That’s normal. It’s also normal to have a ton of questions and to be a little afraid. Life expectancy has a lot to do with how early the dog …