Garden Chemicals And Pets: How To Keep Your Dog Safe
Ah, the spring and summer months: The season to don those ever-fashionable hats and gloves and head outside for some gardening but be careful of those chemicals...
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.
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.
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.
Hurricane Sandy survivor dog with terminal cancer finds a home
When Hurricane Sandy slammed into the East Coast in late October 2012, the veritable superstorm left a trail of devastation in its wake. People lost their lives, their homes. Businesses were leveled, towns destroyed. And thousands of pets, those with homes and without, became some of the storm’s most vulnerable victims. Beautiful black Labrador Retriever […]
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.
Preventing cancer in dogs?
Question: What’s the best way to prevent my dog from getting cancer? Answer: When it comes to a cancer diagnosis, one of the most common questions I’m asked is, “How did my dog get this?” It’s only natural that people want to know what they could have done to prevent this dreadful diagnosis. Unfortunately, it’s […]
Chemo and radiation for dogs?
Question: My 7-year-old Lab was diagnosed with cancer and my vet says chemo and radiation is a possibility. I want to keep her around for as long as possible but that sort of treatment for a dog seems cruel. Is chemo/radiation as uncomfortable for dogs as it is for humans and would you ever recommend […]
Canine Cancer: Common Chemotherapy Side Effects
What you can expect.
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.
Canine Cancer: Myelodysplasia
Myeloproliferative diseases (MPDs) are a group of neoplastic ailments originating in the bone marrow.
Canine Cancer: Nasal Chondrosarcoma
Nasal and paranasal sinus tumors account for only 1-2% of all canine tumors.
Canine Cancer: Intestinal Tumors
According to reports, intestinal tumors are found in less than 10% of dogs.
Canine Cancer: Intracranial Neoplasia
There is not enough data supporting the incidence of brain tumors in dogs.
Canine Cancer: Hyperadrenocorticism
Hyperadrenocorticism or Cushing's syndrome is the most commonly found disease of an endocrine gland in dogs.
Canine Cancer: Larynx and Trachea Cancer
The incidence of this cancer is very low among dogs.
Canine Cancer: Hepatobiliary Tumors
These are very rare tumors that account for less than even 1.5% of all canine tumors.