Signs of Cancer in Pets: What Every Pet Owner Should Know
As a pet owner, it's important to be aware of the signs and symptoms of cancer in animals. Cancer is one of the leading causes of death in dogs and cats, but it is often treatable when detected early. That’s why it is so important to familiarize yourself with the symptoms and seek veterinary care right away if you suspect that something is wrong with your pet. Here's what you need to know about spotting cancer in your furry friend.
Signs to Watch For
Cancerous tumors can occur anywhere in the body, but there are some common places to look for them. In dogs, tumors are often found on the skin, in the mouth, or in the anus. In cats, they're typically found on the skin or in the mouth. If you notice any lumps or bumps on your pet that seem out of the ordinary, bring them to Orting Animal Hospital for a checkup right away.
Other signs that your pet may have cancer include weight loss, lethargy, and lack of appetite. If you notice any changes in your pet's usual behavior or appearance, make an appointment with their veterinarian right away. Early detection is key when it comes to treating cancer in animals, so we encourage you to contact us right away if it seems like there is something wrong with your pet.
If you notice any lumps or bumps on your pet, or if they experience weight loss, lethargy, or a loss of appetite, contact us right away to make an appointment. Early detection is key when it comes to treating cancer in animals.
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