We’ve already covered the signs of canine cancer , now let’s cover the different most common types
of dog cancer .
This type of dog cancer is found in the lymph nodes or bone marrow and usually diagnosed in dogs
between 6 to 9 years old. It attacks the dog’s immune system and will spread rapidly if not
There are five stages of lymphoma in dogs, with each having their own treatment options and
prognosis. Dog lymphoma is usually first noticed in a painless but swollen lymph node behind your
dog’s neck or knees
A malignant cancer of the blood vessels, hemanglosarcoma is more commonly found in dogs than
any other species .
Unfortunately, there are no obvious early warning signs with hemanglosarcoma and oftentimes it is
not found until it is in its advanced stages. This type of canine cancer is most frequently found in
large breeds like German Shepherds or golden retrievers.
A type of skin cancer that you’ve likely heard about due to its frequency in humans, melanoma is
most often found in or around a dog’s mouth or lips. It can also be found in their nail beds, foot pads,
MAST CELL TUMORS
Found in the skin and other tissues like the respiratory tract or intestines, mast cell tumors attack a
dog’s immune system by turning normally protective enzymes and histamines against the dog
A cancer of the bone , about 85% of malicious mine tumors will grow very quickly. The most common
found in large breed dogs from 4 to 7 years old.
Mammary cancer is most often found in female dogs that were not spayed, or were not spayed until
after they were 2 years old.
It is tough to spot, with mammary tumors usually appearing only as a small nodule on or around the
Please make sure to pay attention to these signs of cancer in dogs. If you notice any one, or multiple
signs, then you should contact your veterinarian immediately. Cure rates have never been better,
and improve even more with early detection.
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parents to know the warning signs of canine cancer !
I hope you will benefit from this article .