Lymphoma (cancer) in dogs

Lymphoma (cancer) in dogs

After a long day at work you come home and greet your pet as usual. You sit down to relax, and while petting your dog you feel one or more large swellings under your dog’s throat that you’ve never felt before. Although your dog is feeling fine, appears energetic, wagging his tail and eating/drinking normally, you want to make sure that these lumps are nothing to worry about. So, you […]

Cancer in dogs and cats

Cancer in dogs and cats

One of the most rapidly increasing chronic diseases seen in both younger and younger people and pets is the incidence of cancer. While ex-president Richard Nixon declared a war on cancer almost 40 years ago, this is hardly a war we are winning in my opinion, whether on the human or animal front, in spite of decades of research and newer drugs and treatments. While a few cancers may be decreasing, […]