Why are Purebred Dogs More Likely to Get Cancer?

Have you ever wondered why purebred dogs are more likely to get cancer? It’s not just because they have a higher chance of developing genetic disorders; it’s because their genetics are more likely to be pure. In this article, we’ll explore why that matters and what it means for your pet. Purebred Dogs Have HigherContinue reading “Why are Purebred Dogs More Likely to Get Cancer?”

The Facts About Hemangiosarcoma in Dogs

Hemangiosarcoma in dogs is a highly aggressive cancer that affects the blood vessels. It can occur anywhere in the body, but it is most common in dogs’ spleens and hearts; however, other organs can be affected as well. Hemangiosarcoma is the most common type of cancer diagnosed in dogs and cats; however, it’s rarely seenContinue reading “The Facts About Hemangiosarcoma in Dogs”

Thyroid Cancer in Dogs: Signs, Diagnosis, and Conventional Treatment

About halfway down a dog’s neck, along the trachea, are paired organs known as thyroid glands. The tissue of the thyroid gland in the neck is the source of thyroid tumors. Carcinomas make up the majority of thyroid tumors. Bilateral thyroid tumors can occur in up to one-third of dogs. Rarely, a thyroid tumor thatContinue reading “Thyroid Cancer in Dogs: Signs, Diagnosis, and Conventional Treatment”

Lung Cancer in Dogs

Dogs eat a lot of the same things as humans and live in similar environments. According to studies that have looked at the possibility of a correlation, there are commonalities between canine and human cancers. In the course of their lives, 1 in 4 dogs will develop cancer (or even more according to some studies).Continue reading “Lung Cancer in Dogs”

Cancer in Dogs Skin

Dogs are our best friends. When they develop skin cancer, it can be scary and stressful for both them and us. Fortunately, there are many things we can do to help. Let’s take a look at what cancer in dogs’ skin looks like, the different kinds of cancers that can appear on their skin, andContinue reading “Cancer in Dogs Skin”

Osteosarcoma and Amputation Myths

When it comes to your dog, osteosarcoma and amputation are difficult thoughts. Sadly, it implies that your dog will lose a leg. Fortunately, it can be a successful strategy to stop osteosarcoma from spreading to other parts of the body (also known as metastasis). Conventional treatment for OSA involves: Localized treatment for the main tumorContinue reading “Osteosarcoma and Amputation Myths”

Benadryl for Dogs: The Dangers and Natural Alternatives

Benadryl for dogs is a commonly provided over-the-counter medication. Perhaps you do too. Almost anything can benefit from it, according to conventional veterinarians. Your veterinarian will probably recommend Benadryl if you ask him about allergies, nervousness, motion sickness, or reverse sneezing. Many dog owners consider Benadryl to be a quick treatment for a variety ofContinue reading “Benadryl for Dogs: The Dangers and Natural Alternatives”

Why It’s Important to Know Your Dog’s Breed: An Interview with Embark Vet

We all have a type when it comes to dogs. When we find that perfect pooch, there’s no question about whether or not we’ll be taking them home. But what if you don’t know the dog’s breed? How can you truly know if this is the right fit for your family? Luckily, there are waysContinue reading “Why It’s Important to Know Your Dog’s Breed: An Interview with Embark Vet”

Dog Breeds Prone to Cancer

Is it true there are some dog breeds prone to cancer? “Yes!” is the straightforward response to this question. Explaining why some dogs are more prone to cancer, on the other hand, is a more difficult task. Other risk factors for cancer in dogs, aside from genetics, include environment and lifestyle among other random factors.Continue reading “Dog Breeds Prone to Cancer”

Esophageal Tumors in Dogs

Tissue growth and replication abnormalities in the esophagus, the muscular tube that connects the throat to the stomach, are characterized by abnormal cell proliferation and dysregulation of cell replication. In most cases, esophageal tumors develop from cells in the inner lining of the esophagus or from muscle that surrounds the inner lining. Esophageal tumors areContinue reading “Esophageal Tumors in Dogs”