Cancer in Dogs: Dogs are considered man’s best friend. According to a report, there are more than 1 crore 2 lakh pet dogs in India. But do you know that now cancer is spreading in dogs also. Let us know the types and symptoms of cancer in dogs…
Types of Cancer in Dogs
Lymphoma cancer is most commonly seen in dogs. This cancer occurs in the lymphatic system (lymph nodes) and spreads to the dog’s internal organs.
mast cell tumor
Nowadays, mast cell tumors are being seen in dogs. It gradually spreads to the dog’s lymph nodes, internal organs and bone marrow.
Bone cancer is also occurring in dogs. This cancer is the most dangerous. Persistent lameness in any part of the dog, swelling in the leg bone or skull, swelling around the jaw or ribs are symptoms of cancer.
tumor in nose
Nowadays, nasal tumors are most prevalent in dogs. Due to this, the smelling ability of dogs reduces and it also causes nose bleeding, excessive sneezing, snoring etc. Apart from this, dogs are also getting cancer in the mouth.
Know what are the symptoms of cancer in dogs
Some of the symptoms of cancer in dogs are as follows…
body changes in dogs
bulge in lumps
old wound not healing
Dog’s persistent weight loss or rapid weight gain
having trouble breathing
difficulty eating or swallowing
Bleeding from any hole in the body etc.