Caring for a Pet with Cancer

Caring for a Pet with Cancer

By Merck Manuals Staff

Caring for a pet with cancer is always a team effort. The owner of the animal is central to the treatment and management of the disease. The veterinarian and other members of the veterinary care team provide information and recommendations and perform tests . . . → Read More: Caring for a Pet with Cancer

Top 10 Signs of Cancer in Pets

Original Article By Petmd

Cancer is the #1 Disease-Related Killer of Pets

Many people do not realize that cancer is not just a human condition; it affects

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Is Exercise Safe for Pets with Cancer?

Is Exercise Safe for Pets with Cancer?

Article by Chris Pinard, DVM | Found on PetMD

Hearing that your beloved companion has been diagnosed with cancer is difficult. It is sometimes hard for clinicians to ensure pet parents aren’t overwhelmed by the vast amount of treatment options, treatment avenues, survival times, and other pieces . . . → Read More: Is Exercise Safe for Pets with Cancer?

Cancer in Pets

Cancer in Pets

Pets today have a better chance of being successfully treated for neoplasia and cancer than they did before, thanks to advances in early recognition, diagnosis and treatment.

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Top 10 Signs of Cancer in Dogs

Top 10 Signs of Cancer in Dogs

Article by Christine McLaughlin | DogTime

It’s a dog owner’s worst nightmare hearing the four words: “Your dog has cancer.” But it’s a stark reality for many. In fact, one in three dogs will develop cancer, according to the National Canine Cancer Foundation. Cancer occurs in both . . . → Read More: Top 10 Signs of Cancer in Dogs

Cancer in Cats: Types, Symptoms, Prevention, and Treatment

Article by By Sandy Eckstein | Featured in Pets WebMD

Although cancer isn’t as common in cats as it is in dogs, it still affects a number of our feline friends. And because cats have a tendency to mask illnesses, it can be harder to detect. This often leads to later diagnoses and . . . → Read More: Cancer in Cats: Types, Symptoms, Prevention, and Treatment

Bone Cancer (Osteosarcoma) in Dogs

Osteosarcoma in Dogs

Osteosarcoma refers to the most common bone tumor found in dogs. Bone cancer can affect any breed of dog, but it is more commonly found in the larger breeds.

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8 Types of Dog Tumors and How to Treat Them

8 Types of Dog Tumors and How to Treat Them

By John Gilpatrick | Featured on PetMD

A cancerous tumor is among the most devastating diagnoses a veterinarian will give to a dog.

That’s because cancer is both extremely common in dogs and a leading cause of death. The National Cancer Institute’s Center for . . . → Read More: 8 Types of Dog Tumors and How to Treat Them

Skin and Toe Cancer (Melanocytic) in Dogs

Article Featured on PetMD

Melanocytic tumors are benign or cancerous growths, arising from melanocytes (pigment-producing skin cells) and melanoblasts (melanin-producing cells that develop or mature into melanocytes). These tumors do not seem to have a genetic basis; however, males, especially Scottish Terriers, Boston Terriers, Airedale Terriers, Cocker Spaniels, Boxers, English Springer Spaniels, Irish Setters, . . . → Read More: Skin and Toe Cancer (Melanocytic) in Dogs

Staging for Canine and Feline Cancer Patients – The Blood Testing Stage

Staging for Canine and Feline Cancer Patients – The Blood Testing Stage

by Dr. Patrick Mahaney | Featured on PetMD

Now that you’ve read The Importance of Staging for Pets With Cancer, Part 1, it’s time to move on to the next group of diagnostics used when staging cancer patient.

Staging is the process . . . → Read More: Staging for Canine and Feline Cancer Patients – The Blood Testing Stage