"Pet Cancer Resources" Categorized Posts

Mast Cell Tumors in Dogs

Published September 16, 2021 | By Straight North | Blog

Dogs have two anal sacs, one on either side of the anus. These small, pouch-like sacs — which are located between the external and internal anal sphincter muscles — are lined with sweat glands that produce a smelly, brownish-gray fluid. When a dog defecates, a small amount of this fluid is... Continue reading

Soft Tissue Sarcomas In Dogs

Published August 29, 2021 | By Straight North | Pet Cancer Resources

Soft tissue sarcomas are tumors that develop in the soft tissues of a dog's body, including the muscles or the connective tissues. Soft tissue sarcomas in dogs are not painful, and the most notable symptoms are the size and growth of the tumor beneath the skin. They are commonly found on the legs, chest... Continue reading

Oral Melanoma In Dogs

Published August 28, 2021 | By Straight North | Pet Cancer Resources

Oral melanoma is a type of oral tumor, and it is one of the most common types of cancer in dogs. Despite its prevalence, many pet parents are not aware that the discrete signs and symptoms of this type of tumor are cancer. Oral melanoma can present itself in the form of a small black lesion inside the... Continue reading

What Questions Should I Ask My Vet About My Dog’s Bone Cancer Diagnosis?

Published December 10, 2020 | By PetCure Oncology | Blog

Cancer in the bones of animals has been around since the age of the dinosaurs. Today, large to giant breed dogs and older dogs tend to be diagnosed with bone cancer at a higher rate than smaller or younger dogs. Osteosarcoma accounts for 90-95% of canine bone tumors. Other bone tumors include chondrosarcoma,... Continue reading

What are the Most Common Types of Brain Tumors in Dogs?

Published November 30, 2020 | By PetCure Oncology | Blog

Brain and tumor are two words you never want to hear your veterinarian say in the same sentence. But thanks to recent advances in veterinary cancer care, there are new ways we can help dogs with brain cancer. We truly live in a golden age of medicine where clinical capabilities are continually... Continue reading