What If Your Dog Has
Cancer in dogs is more common that many people would trend to
Studies indicate that that approximately 25% of dogs will
contract cancer at some time in their life and that almost 50% of all dogs older than the age of ten years will die
If your dog contracts cancer, the affected areas
can include but are not limited to the skin, organs,
bone and organs. Cancer in your dog may progress gradually or with rapidity.
The good news is that treatments exist for
cancer in dogs . While canine cancer can be fatal it is not necessarily a death sentence.
The first thing you must do is determine if in
fact your dog does have cancer.
There are ten common symptoms of cancer in dogs,
taken primarily from the American Veterinary Medical Association, these are:
· Unusual swelling
that either remains or grows
· Sores which will not
· A loss of weight in
· Discharge or
bleeding from an opening on your dog’s body
· Bad breath or
offensive odor that emits from your dog
· Trouble eating food
· A loss of interest
in exercise or a loss of stamina
· Lameness in your dog
or evidence of stiffness
· Trouble with
urination, defecating or breathing
If you detect any of these symptoms in your dog. Don’t panic. Taken individually, theses canine symptoms may be
indicative of something that is not cancer and may not be serious at all.
Make an appointment with your veterinarian for
an exam for your dog. If cancer is the problem, he will help you develop a treatment plan. If canine cancer is not
the cause, your vet may prescribe a remedy to alleviate and heal the condition.
Causes of Cancer in
There are various causes of cancer in dogs. The National Canine Cancer
Foundation says that cancer can be attributed to factors such as excessive exposure to carcinogenic agents which
We believe that
this should be a cause of concern for any dog parent who regularly feeds commercial dog food to their dog as
carcinogens have been discovered to exist in some popular dog food brands.
You can find
out what is in the dog food you use and
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Other causes of
canine cancer include viral infections and UV or X irradiation.
What is the Best Cancer
Treatment for My Dog?
Because there are different types of cancers, there are different
treatments prescribed be veterinary
oncologists.The success of treating cancer in your dog hinges on a number of factors.
Some of those factors are early detection and diagnoses of the cancer by
your veterinarian, and the specific treatment recommended and used in your dog’s battle against canine
Early detection may include your vet doing a biopsy, some X-rays and
consulting with an expert in canine radiology to review the results. If cancer is diagnosed, your vet may
recommend surgery or refer you to a canine oncologist.
Your best chances for success often depend upon early diagnosis of canine
cancer. This is true because in early stages of cancer in dogs there is less likelihood of the cancer having
spread to a point where treatment becomes unproductive.
Once an early diagnosis of canine cancer has been confirmed, your
veterinary oncologist may suggest a variety of treatment options such as drugs, surgery and/or
If your dog has been generally healthy, she deserves a chance to live the
balance of her life feeling as well as possible for as long a time as possible.
New protocols that complement traditional oncology can help to strengthen
your dog's immunology.
One such appraoch that has been helpful according
to reports is by use of a product from our mentor Dr Harvey.
Lifeguard for Pets helps to support and
restore an immune system battling cancer to a pre
damaged state. This may enable a dog to enjoya remission of cancer and increased life span
If you can extend the life of your 13 year old terrier by a few years, and
provide a good quality of life to your dog as a result of canine cancer treatment, your persistence in helping
your dog will have been rewarded.
My small 8 year old dog suddenly became ill and no vet could determine the
cause. She died after enduring 2 weeks of pain and misery on Mother’s Day morning. Don’t let anything happen to your best
friend. Learn how to keep
your dog healthy, extend her life and save on veterinary bills here