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How Dog Bone Cancer is Diagnosed

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If your dog has Bone Cancer, it will show itself in the swelling of bones and pain in the joints. The tumors in bone cancer appear in areas where the growth plates are at constant activitity. The limbs and joints of Large dog breeds are particularly affected. A dog that has bone cancer would be […]

Who Does Dog Bone Cancer Target?

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Which dogs are affected by Dog Bone Cancer? Our dog breeds are classified into Toy, Small, Medium, and Large or Giant.

While every dogĀ  in one way or another is susceptible to certain kinds of cancer, breeds that are at higher risk of getting Bone Cancer are those that weigh over 80 pounds. These dogs are […]

What Causes Dog Bone Cancer?

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Theories about why Bone Cancer develops:

Rapidly growing cells at the growth plates of bones are at higher risk of genetic mutation.
Tumors may develop at an area where trauma has occurred because of the increased cellular activity at the affected area.

It is also observed that neutered dogs are twice as likely to acquire Bone Cancer. Old […]

An Introduction to Dog Bone Cancer: What Exactly Is It?

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It doesn’t take a veterinarian or animal expert to know that cancer, any type of cancer, hinders your dog’s optimum performance. It could be dog sports competitions, professional dog shows, or just plain having fun with you and your family. A healthy dog walks, runs, chases, cuddles, and frolics without any discomfort or pain, and […]

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