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Dog Leukemia

…disease.Causes of Dog Leukemia Just as with , any breed of dog can have leukemia. While the leukemia can occur at any age, it tends to occur primarily in older dogs. Unfortunately veterinarians and scientists know very little about the actual causes of canine leukemia. There is a possibility that high toxin or radiation exposure through the dogs life may contribute to the onset of the disease.Signs and Symptoms Canine leukemia can be an extremely…

Dog Myelodysplasia

…Polycythemia Vera is an example of these chronic disorders, and is known for the overproduction of red blood cells. It does not occur too often in dogs, but when it does, it tends to be found more in middle aged canines. Basophilic leukemia is a similar disease, only it is more commonly known for the rise in white blood cell count that it causes.Symptoms of Myelodysplasia Disorders in Dogs The exact signs experienced by a dog affected with…

Dog Cancer

…its truly heartbreaking when it affects your beloved canine companion. As a pet owner, educating yourself about dog cancer can help you to catch the disease in its earlier stages and to provide your sick pet with the best care possible. Cancer occurs in dogs in a multitude of different forms, from liver cancer and kidney cancer to skin cancer and leukemia. With so many different types of canine cancer, its impossible to produce a single list of…

Dog Cancer Prevention

…well. Although you cant always prevent , you can certainly do things that will reduce the risk of cancer occurring. Most often, cancers occur in older dogs. and are two of the four possible Leukemia cancers.Preventing cancer Besides the canine leukemia cancer risk in dogs specifically, there are other cancers that are common to dogs. Again, you cant necessarily completely prevent cancer in dogs, but you can do things to reduce the chance that…

Cutaneous Mast Cell Tumors in Dogs

…become malignant, cutaneous mast cell tumors are particularly dangerous due to the unpredictable nature of this cancer. Mast cell cancer is extremely rare in humans, and very little research had been done until recently on canine mast cell tumors. Increasing numbers of research studies are currently being run by the scientific community exploring the causes of mast cell tumors, the effect this form of cancer has upon dogs, and the most effective…

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