November is National Pet Cancer Awareness Month. While the diagnosis of cancer can be very heartbreaking, we wanted to shed light on some happy stories that will hopefully show the sheer strength and will power dogs can have. Here are nine dogs who survived cancer.
Bone cancer in dogs, also known as osteosarcoma, is a condition that results in an abnormal, malignant growth of immature bone cells. It's an extremely deadly and aggressive form of cancer that can easily spread to other parts of the body. Here's what you should know.
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. Most prostate cancer is known as adenocarcinoma, which is highly aggressive. Here's what you should know.
Brain tumors in dogs are abnormal growths of cells that affect the brain or its surrounding membranes. Symptoms are often severe and debilitating, and they frequently result in death. Here's what you should know about the symptoms, causes, and treatments for brain tumors in dogs.
Liver cancer in dogs is a tumorous growth in the lining of the liver, which is the organ responsible for removing toxins for the body, aiding in digestion, and helping with blood clotting. If you see the signs, get to your vet immediately. The earlier it's caught, the better the chances of recovery.
Leukemia in dogs is a form of cancer that results in an increased white blood cell count in the blood stream and bone marrow. It can be acute or chronic with the acute form being more malignant. Here's what you should know.
Lymphoma is a form of cancer in dogs that affects the lymphocytes, which are white blood cells that are important for immune system function. It's one of the most common malignant tumors in canines and is usually found in the lymph nodes, the spleen, or the bone marrow. Here's what you should know.
Basal cell carcinomas and tumors are the most common forms of skin cancer found in dogs. Most basal cell tumors in dogs are benign, though they can become malignant. When caught early, they can be treated without further complications, usually with surgery. Here's what you should know.