The Facts on Canine Mammary Cancer: What You Need to Know

Canine mammary cancer (CMC) is a cancer of the mammary glands in dogs, most commonly found in middle-aged dogs. These cancers are rare and account for about 1% of all canine cancers. The good news is that CMC is a highly treatable disease, and effective treatments are available. CMC has a poor prognosis and isContinue reading “The Facts on Canine Mammary Cancer: What You Need to Know”

Mouth Cancer in Dogs

Mouth tumors can cause blockages that make chewing and swallowing difficult for dogs. Surgical removal of tumors is frequently required for a dog’s survival, although it isn’t always achievable depending on the nature and location of the tumor.  Tumor Types The good news is that not every tumor will develop into full-blown mouth cancer. TumorsContinue reading “Mouth Cancer in Dogs”

Ovarian Tumors in Dogs

Ovarian tumors in dogs are cancers that arise from the unregulated, disorganized development of cells within the ovary. Germ cells and epithelial (skin-like) cells are among the many cell types found in the ovary, and cancer can arise from any of them. The majority of ovarian tumors are cancerous. Teratomas (or teratocarcinoma), carcinomas, and adenocarcinomasContinue reading “Ovarian Tumors in Dogs”

6 Early Warning Signs of Cancer in Dogs

Early warning signs of cancer are key to treating cancer early. As your dog ages, the risk of cancer increases. By the age of 10, they have a 50% chance of developing a type of canine cancer, which in case you didn’t know, is the number one cause of death in dogs. For this reason,Continue reading “6 Early Warning Signs of Cancer in Dogs”

Alarming Signs of Stomach Cancer in Dogs

Stomach cancer in dogs is relatively rare, although it does happen from time to time. Stomach tumors are usually malignant (cancerous) and can spread to other organs. Most stomach tumors are not cancerous, but even benign tumors can cause problems if they grow large or cause an obstruction in the digestive tract. What is aContinue reading “Alarming Signs of Stomach Cancer in Dogs”

Causes and Treatment of Osteosarcoma in Dogs

Osteosarcoma in dogs is a bone tumor that is cancerous. This malignancy resembles human pediatric osteosarcoma in appearance. Osteosarcomas are tumors that develop from abnormal bone-making and bone-breaking cells (named osteoblasts and osteoclasts, respectively). Long bones (arms and legs) are the most usually impacted, but jaw, hips, and pelvis bones can also be affected. Non-bonyContinue reading “Causes and Treatment of Osteosarcoma in Dogs”

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”

CBD for Cancer: Bladder Cancer in Dogs

CBD for cancer in dogs is becoming increasingly popular. The amount of research into the effects of cannabis on cancer cells has been on the increase, and fresh data demonstrating the advantages continues to emerge. New research is only the beginning of what might be a game-changing link between cannabis and cancer therapies. There areContinue reading “CBD for Cancer: Bladder Cancer in Dogs”

7 Steps to Take When Your Dog Has Cancer

A loved one’s cancer diagnosis is devastating on many levels. It’s easy to feel helpless when your companion animal is diagnosed with cancer. You can educate yourself and care for your cancer-affected dog by taking certain actions. The ten actions below will help you relax and understand what to do if you hear the wordsContinue reading “7 Steps to Take When Your Dog Has Cancer”

Care for Yourself Along the Dog Cancer Journey

In most cases, only those who have experienced their dog having cancer understand the stress associated with being their caregiver. I have personally experienced both my own dog with cancer as well as hundreds of canine cancer clients. And, I can tell you, the stress of knowing your furry best friend has cancer can beContinue reading “Care for Yourself Along the Dog Cancer Journey”