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Brain Tumor

Dog Brain Tumor

…habits change. Brain tumors are unfortunately very common in dogs and will affect senior dogs more often than puppies. Many times the tumor is not found due to the nature of the disease and your dog will be left to cope with the condition on their own without you being aware of it. There are several different types of brain tumors and some can be treated with great success.What is a brain tumor? Although they are called brain tumors often the…

Cat Brain Tumor

…change. Brain tumors are unfortunately very common in cats and will affect older cats quite often. Many times the tumor is not found due to the nature of the disease and your cat will be left to cope with the condition on their own. There are several different types of brain tumors and some can be treated with great success.What is a brain tumor? Although they are called brain tumors often the actual condition is simply a mass in the cat’s brain

Dog Benign Bone Tumors

tumor triggered by other bones within the skull. The average age for this type of tumor to appear is seven years, but it can occur in dogs from fifteen to twelve years of age.Signs and Symptoms There will be some impact on the adjacent areas of this tumor. Sinus: if the tumor is in the sinuses there will be pus from the nasal cavities. Brain: difficulties with the dog’s nervous system will surface if the tumor is in the brain. Eye: tumor in the…

Cat Pituitary Tumors

…hormone. There are also cat breeds that have genetic predisposition to cancers and some cats that have more incidences of pituitary tumors than other breeds. This causes hyperactivity in the adrenal cortex.What Can I expect if my Pet has Pituitary Tumors? Due to the excessive pressure caused by the growth of the tumor, there will be several clinical signs. The areas around the pituitary are responsible for sight and may also cause insipidus.…

Dog Pituitary Tumors

…primarily in . There are also breeds that have genetic predisposition to cancers. , and dogs have more incidences of pituitary tumors than other dog breeds. This causes hyperactivity in the adrenal cortex.What Can I expect if my Dog has Pituitary Tumors? Due to the excessive pressure caused by the growth of the tumor, there will be several clinical signs. The areas around the pituitary are responsible for sight and may also cause insipidus.…

Dog Intracranial Neoplasia

…other species of animals. These tumors are categorized in two different terms: primary and secondary. The primary tumors start in the spinal cord, brain and other areas of the central nervous systems. Although there is usually only on single tumor, there have been instances of multiple tumors as well. Secondary tumors are tumors that have metastasized to the brain. The most common type of these secondary tumors originates in the dog’s nose,…

Cat Intracranial Neoplasia

Intracranial neoplasia tumors are categorized with two different terms: primary and secondary. The primary tumors start in the spinal cord, brain and other areas of the central nervous system of a cat. Although there is usually only on single tumor, there have been instances of multiple tumors as well. Secondary tumors are tumors that have metastasized to a cat’s brain. The most common type of these secondary tumors originates in the cat’s nose,…

Cat Meningiomas

The most common type of malignant brain tumors in is meningioma. The meninges make up the lining of the cat’s skull and vertebral column. The term is not particularly accurate, as these tumors can also develop outside the skull. These particular tumors do not metastasize to other areas of the cat’s body.Signs and Symptoms are the most common symptom. They are less noticeable in cats than in dogs. Length, frequency and severity will vary. Often…

Dog Meningiomas

The most common type of malignant brain tumors in dogs is meningioma. The meninges make up the lining of the dog’s skull and vertebral column. The term is not particularly accurate, as these tumors can also develop outside the skull. These particular tumors do not metastasize to other areas of the dog’s body.Signs and Symptoms are the most common symptom and are quite noticeable in dogs. Length, frequency and severity will vary. Often you may…

Dog Epilepsy

…caused by a brain tumor, stroke, aneurysm, brain infection, or toxins. This form of the disease is also different from primary epilepsy in the sense that problems with the dogs nervous system are obvious and detectable even when the animal is not experiencing a seizure. Yet another type of this neurological disorder is reactive epilepsy. This form of epilepsy is caused by a problem existing outside of the brain. Thus, the brain is reacting to…

Dog Cognitive Dysfunction

…A professional will be able to determine whether these behavioral changes are being caused by Cognitive Dysfunction Syndrome or a medical condition such as deafness, a thyroid disorder, a urinary tract infection, or a brain tumor. Once the cause of your pets symptoms has been identified, a proper care regime and treatment plan can be developed to help make your dogs senior years as comfortable and as enjoyable as possible.Diagnosis Unfortunately,…

Cat Myxosarcoma

…the limbs and chest. There are however, occurrences in the brain, eye and heart. They make up about seven percent of subcutaneous and skin tumors in cats. Myxosarcoma is one of many soft tissue tumors that can occur. The tumors can be benign or malignant.Signs and Symptoms Although these are "soft" tissue tumors, they can appear as a firm mass on the cat’s body, mouth and limbs. If the tumor occurs in the intestinal tract your cat can experience …

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