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Dog Epulis Tumors

This benign is quite common in dogs. It is basically a tumor of the mouth. The usual location is along the gum line closest to the canine teeth or the incisors. This is a mass that originates in the tissue holding the dog’s teeth to the bones in the jaw. It is also known as a gum boil. There are three distinct types of epulis tumors: 1. Fibramatous: this is one that is built from the tough and fibrous tissue 2. Ossifying: this type contains bone…

Cat Liver Tumor

Tumors found early often either result from a routine ultrasound or x-ray by your veterinarian on a cats abdomen. However, some cats experience symptoms in earlier stages, while others do not until much later. Common symptoms include: • Loss of appetite • Vomiting • Weight lossDifferent Kinds of Liver Tumors When it comes to there are two types of liver tumors. Metastatic and primary consist of the main types of liver tumors. Metastatic tumors

Dog Liver Tumor

Tumors found early often either result from a routine ultrasound or x-ray by your veterinarian on a dogs abdomen. However, some dogs experience symptoms in earlier stages, while others do not until later. Common symptoms include: • Loss of appetite • Vomiting • Weight lossDifferent Kinds of Liver Tumors When it comes to there are two types of liver tumors. Metastatic and primary consist of the main types of liver tumors. Metastatic tumors

Cat Epulis Tumors

…as a gum boil. There are three distinct types of epulis tumors: 1. Fibramatous: this is one that is built from the tough and fibrous tissue 2. Ossifying: this type contains bone cells as well as fibrous tissue. They have the capability of becoming malignant. 3. Acanthomatous is more invasive. It will grow into the surrounding normal bone and destroy it. It is still benign. Epulis occur in senior cats. There is no propensity depending on sex of…

Cutaneous Mast Cell Tumors in Dogs

…removed.Lipomas - Benign fatty tumors that grow beneath the skin or within a muscle, and are most commonly seen in overweight female dogs. These tumors are enclosed within a thick, fibrous covering, and are usually small, round, and smooth. They are not painful but can grow very large and infringe upon joint movement or internal organs, requiring removal.Papillomas - Has the appearance of a piece of chewing gum stuck on the surface of the skin,…

Dog Hemangiosarcoma

Hemangiosarcoma is a very aggressive tumor of the cells of the blood vessels. Any diagnosis of hemangiosarcoma other than the skin form is very dangerous. These malignant tumors start in the blood cells. Due to that fact, they are filled with blood, which will transport the cancer cells to other parts of the body.Dermal (skin) hemangiosarcoma When a hemangiosarcoma is found on the skin, it can easily be removed surgically. This form of the…

Cat Jaundice

…the whites of their cats eyes. It will also be noticeable on the abdomen, gums and at the base of their cat’s ear.Prehepatic Causes If the condition is "prehepatic" it is occurring before the blood enters the liver. • Blood parasites • Drugs • Cat may have it as a result of accidentally eating onions • • Reaction to a blood transfusion • Hemangiosarcoma or other blood vessel tumor •Hepatic Causes This is the result of and other liver disorders…

Dog Jaundice

…the whites of their dogs eyes. It will also be noticeable on the abdomen, gums and at the base of the dog’s ear.Prehepatic Causes If the condition is "prehepatic" it is occurring before the blood enters the liver. • Blood parasites • Drugs • Dogs may have it as a result of eating pennies composed of zinc or eating onions • • Reaction to a blood transfusion • or other blood vessel tumor •Hepatic Causes This is the result of and can be caused…

Cat Splenectomy

…in the fight against infection and other body invaders.Splenic Masses Masses on the spleen can be malignant or benign. In cats they are either lymphosarcomas or mast cell tumors.Signs and Symptoms • One of the most obvious symptoms is sudden weakness in your cat. • Your cat may begin to shiver and appear cold. • The gums will become pale. • If the bleeding stops on its own, your cat will be much better the next day. This however, is not a cure.…

Dog Splenectomy

…vital in the fight against infection and other body invaders.Splenic Masses Masses on the spleen can be malignant or benign. In dogs the most common are either or hemangiomas.Signs and Symptoms • One of the most obvious symptoms is sudden weakness in your dog. • Your dog may begin to shiver and appear cold. • The gums will become pale. • If the bleeding stops on its own, your dog will be much better the next day. This however, is not a cure. It…

Cat Melena

…determine the cause in order to treat it successfully. • Intestinal parasites, viral, fungal or bacterial infections need to be ruled out • Irritation and ulceration from certain drugs such as NSAIDS and corticosteroids • Tumors • Foreign bodies in the intestine • There are a variety of intestinal disorders that can cause melena such as twisting of the stomach • , other infections, some cancers, excess stomach acid • Metabolic disorders such as…

Dog Melena

…determine the cause in order to treat it successfully. • Intestinal parasites, viral, fungal or bacterial infections need to be ruled out • Irritation and ulceration from certain drugs such as NSAIDS and corticosteroids • Tumors • Foreign bodies in the intestine • There are a variety of intestinal disorders that can cause melena such as twisting of the stomach • , other infections, some cancers, excess stomach acid • Metabolic disorders such as…

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