Dog Cancer

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, though surgical removal of the cancer can be an effective treatment. Here’s what you should know.

by Mike Clark
February 8th

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 […]

by DogTime staff
August 28th, 2013

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.

by DogTime Staff
January 28th, 2013

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 exceedingly rare that I […]

by Nancy Kay
March 31st, 2011

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 […]

by Pets Unlimited Veterinary Staff
March 4th, 2010
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