Dog Cancer

Mast Cell Tumors In Dogs – The Complete Dog Owners Guide
Mast Cell Tumors In Dogs – The Complete Dog Owners Guide

If you are reading this, chances are your dog has a diagnosis of mast cell cancer. As a dog owner, this condition is particularly vexing because not only are you left devastated by the diagnosis, but what you read leaves you bewildered and frightened. While I cannot change the diagnosis, as a […]

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The Dog Owners Guide To Skin Cancer In Dogs
The Dog Owners Guide To Skin Cancer In Dogs

Skin cancer in dogs (tumors) are one of the most common types of cancers to affect dogs. Unfortunately it is very difficult (in fact almost impossible) for a vet to know whether a growth (tumor) is benign (non-cancerous) or malignant (cancerous) simply through the appearance of the growth. The most accurate way […]

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Dog Owners Guide To Liver Cancer In Dogs
Dog Owners Guide To Liver Cancer In Dogs

Liver cancer in dogs is actually fairly rare with the condition affecting less that 1 1/2 percent of dogs. However, having said this it is more common for the disease to metastasize in the liver (basically meaning that it started somewhere else possibly in the spleen, pancreas or gastrointestinal tract and then […]

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The Dog Owners Guide To Dog Stomach Cancer
The Dog Owners Guide To Dog Stomach Cancer

For a dog stomach cancer is a very serious and a possibly life threatening condition. Stomach tumors are more common in older dogs and unfortunately the vast majority are malignant and untreatable and may involve the own having to euthanize the dog. Although some smaller bowel tumors can be removed it is […]

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The Dog Owners Guide To Canine Prostate Cancer
The Dog Owners Guide To Canine Prostate Cancer

Canine prostate cancer is one of the rarer forms of cancers to affect dogs. The symptoms of prostate cancer are very similar to the symptoms exhibited by dogs that have an enlarged prostate e.g. pain when urinating and pooping, constipation, discharge from the penis and problems when walking. Tumors affecting this area can also lead […]

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Dog Owners Guide To Canine Pancreatic Cancer
Dog Owners Guide To Canine Pancreatic Cancer

Canine pancreatic cancer is a very serious health problem not only because it is often difficult to diagnose but the tumors within the pancreas are often inoperable. Unfortunately the pancreas is also a common place for malignant tumors to form and can cause problems with the bile duct which will then lead […]

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The Dog Owners Guide To Canine Oral Cancer
The Dog Owners Guide To Canine Oral Cancer

For your canine oral cancer is more common than most other types of cancers (in fact it is estimated that six percent of all cancers are found in the mouth – which is actually a quite a significant percentage). Of course as with all tumors they can be benign (non-cancerous) or malignant (cancerous). The most […]

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The Dog Owners Guide to Canine Mast Cell Cancer
The Dog Owners Guide to Canine Mast Cell Cancer

Before we go into detail about canine Mast Cell Cancer we need to explain what a Tumor actually is (although you can see lots of them in the pictures on this page). A Tumor is basically an abnormal growth that can be malignant or benign. A malignant Tumor will normally grow much faster and will invade skin […]

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The Dog Owners Guide to Canine Leukemia
The Dog Owners Guide to Canine Leukemia

There are two forms of canine leukemia – Acute and Chronic. The Acute form of the disease will normally develop very quickly and can lead to a variety of debilitating symptoms ranging from milder symptoms such as general lethargy and tiredness to more serious symptoms such as hemorrhaging and bleeding from internally […]

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What Is The Best Canine Cancer Diet?
What Is The Best Canine Cancer Diet?

Choosing the best canine cancer diet is a vital part of a new holistic approach being taken by some owners to help prevent and treat the deadly disease. Alongside conventional cancer treatments like surgery, chemotherapy, radiation, cryotherapy, hypotherapy and immunotherapy vets and dog owners are starting to realise the importance that a […]

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Guide to Cancer in Dogs
Guide to Cancer in Dogs

Unfortunately cancer in dogs is one of the most common health problems to affect dogs. In fact it is estimated that one out of every four dogs will die of the disease. Experts also estimate that it is the leading cause of death in older dogs (dogs over the age of ten). […]

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A Guide to Bone Cancer in Dogs
A Guide to Bone Cancer in Dogs

Although bone cancer in dogs (tumors) are fairly uncommon they do occur and will either be malignant (cancerous) or benign (not cancerous). The three most common types of bone tumors to affect dogs are Osteosarcomas, Chondrosarcomas and Synovial Cell Sarcomas (all three types are malignant). There are two types of benign bone […]

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Bladder Cancer In Dogs
Bladder Cancer In Dogs

Tumors and bladder cancer in dogs is actually fairly rare but if your dog does experience this type of cancer then symptoms can include blood in the urine, cystitis, difficulty when attempting to urinate, breathing problems, abdominal pain, vomiting, poor appetite, coughing and a reluctance to go for a walk or exercise. […]

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