What Does Dog Cancer Look Like: Pea Sized Lumps

What does dog cancer look like? Are pea-sized lumps a big deal? Short answer: yes. This doesn’t mean there is a need to panic. Instead, it means you should make an appointment with your veterinarian for a potential aspiration of the lump (using a fine needle to gather a small amount of cells to beContinue reading “What Does Dog Cancer Look Like: Pea Sized Lumps”

Lymphoma in Dogs Signs, Diagnosis, and Treatment

Lymphoma is a lymph node and lymphatic system malignancy. This cancer may be restricted to a single area or extend over the entire body. Lymph nodes, specialized lymphatic organs, including the spleen and tonsils, and lymphatic veins make up the lymphatic system. The lymphatic system’s components work together to perform a variety of critical activitiesContinue reading “Lymphoma in Dogs Signs, Diagnosis, and Treatment”

Osteosarcoma in Dogs Symptoms

Osteosarcoma, or OSA for short, is an aggressive malignancy that spreads swiftly. If you suspect your dog has OSA, schedule an appointment with a veterinarian to determine the best course of action (if diagnosed).

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?”

13 Types of Cancer in Dogs

Dogs, like their human counterparts, are susceptible to several cancers, including lymphoma and even breast cancer. The good news is that veterinary oncology treatments are similar to those used to treat cancer in humans. We have compiled a list of 13 types of cancer in dogs to help you learn about which ones could affectContinue reading “13 Types of Cancer in Dogs”

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: Amputation is a difficult decision, andContinue reading “Osteosarcoma and Amputation Myths”