Top 10 Signs Of Cancer In Dogs
Cancer is a disease that hits humans and animals, but here are some telltale signs of the disease in dogs, and what you can do to help prevent its onset.
Prostate Cancer In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments
Prostate cancer in dogs is a rare but deadly form of cancer that can easily metastasize and spread to other organs and areas of the body, including the lungs, bones, and lymph nodes.
Bone Cancer In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments
Bone cancer in dogs, also known as osteosarcoma, is a condition that results in an abnormal, malignant growth of immature bone cells. It is often fatal. Here's what you should know.
Brain Tumors In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments
Brain tumors in dogs are abnormal growths of cells that affect the brain or its surrounding membranes. They are often fatal. Here's what you should know.
Liver Cancer In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments
Liver cancer in dogs is a tumorous growth in the lining of the liver, which is the organ responsible for removing toxins for the body, aiding in digestion, and helping with blood clotting.
Squamous Cell Carcinoma In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments
A squamous cell carcinoma is a malignant tumor in the epidermal layer of a dog's skin. It can appear on the skin, in the nail beds of the toes, or in the mouth. Here's what you should know.
Basal Cell Carcinoma In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments
Basal cell carcinomas and tumors are the most common forms of skin cancer found in dogs. Here's what you should know.
Leukemia In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, And Treatments
Leukemia in dogs is a form of cancer that results in an increased white blood cell count in the blood stream and bone marrow. Here is what you should know.
Lymphoma In Dogs: Types, Causes, Symptoms, And Treatments
Lymphoma is a form of cancer in dogs that affects the lymphocytes, which are white blood cells that are important for immune system function. Here is what you should know.
Canine Cancer: Vaginal and Vulvar Tumors
Vaginal and vulvar tumors are the second most common canine female reproductive tumor after those of the mammary gland.
Clinical Trials With Dogs Helping Find Cures For Cancer In Humans
Drugs that are in trials on dogs with canine cancer show some promise for helping to treat cancer in humans, as well.
Terminally ill Boxer completes special “Bucket List” before his passing
When the 9-year-old Boxer was diagnosed with terminal bone cancer, his owner compiled a list of things the dog always wanted to do — from visiting a pub to eating a cheeseburger.
Soldier and his dying dog comfort each other
After Blu, a loyal Labrador Retriever, was diagnosed with bone cancer, the pooch was able to get much-needed treatment thanks to a series of fund-raisers and generous donations.
Owner gives dying dog an epic last meal
After his feast, Lennox enjoyed visiting with his other doggy friends and went on one last walk before Lawrence drove him to the veterinarian’s office.
Canine Cancer Information
ecause cancer is the leading cause of natural death for dogs here in the U.S., chances are you or someone you know will have a pet who is affected.
Champ Fund: Help us cure canine cancer
Did you know? Canine cancer affects one in every three dogs. Over 50% of those afflicted will die of the disease. Cancer is the number one canine killer. Canine cancer has even touched the Dogtime family. Our own Director of Media Sales, Todd Donohue, lost his beloved Champ to cancer earlier this year. Which is […]
Canine Cancer: Common Chemotherapy Side Effects
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Canine Cancer: Mammary Tumors
Canine mammary tumors or mammary neoplasms are among the most common type of lesions found in female dogs.
Canine Cancer: Malignant Histiocytoma
Histiocytes are leukocytes or white blood cells that occur in the tissues. They include two major lineages of cells like macrophages and dendritic cells.
Canine Cancer: Melanoma – Melanocytic tumors
Lesions of the melanocytes and melanoblasts are relatively common skin tumors in the dog. They account for 5-7% of all canine skin tumors.