Did you know that dogs can get skin cancer? Like us, their skin can be damaged by the sun’s rays. Breeds with fine fur and more exposed skin are more at risk. Dog skin cancer, luckily, can be surgically removed. If caught early, your dog can go to a live a long and happy life. …
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.
Dog spleen tumors (splenic masses) often go unnoticed because of their hidden location and vague symptoms. As with any tumor they are either benign (non-cancerous) or malignant (cancerous). You might feel as if your dog has something wrong, but you can’t quite put your finger on what it is. In fact, it’s not unusual for …