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Canine Cutaneous Lymphoma

Cutaneous lymphoma is another round cell tumor of dogs. While lymphoma is a common cancer in dogs, the cutaneous form is actually quite rare, accounting for only about five percent of all canine lymphoma cases. Two forms of canine cutaneous…

Hypercalcemia Of Malignancy

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Recently we discussed primary hyperparathyroidism (click here to read that post) in dogs and its effect on calcium management in the bloodstream. However, hypercalcemia in dogs is more likely to occur in neoplasia (cancer) located in non-parathyroid sites in the…

Anal Sac Tumors

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Anal sac tumors are insidious. Buried in the tissue between the internal and external anal sphincters, they are often not detected until they are large. By then, they have often metastasized. For anal sac masses detected small, speed is essential,…

Golden Retriever Lifetime Study

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Cancer. Whether human or animal it is one of the most dreaded diseases known. Dr. Rodney Page hopes to put a dent in cancer, at least in dog cancer. He is the lead investigator at the prestigious Robert H. and…

Second-Hand Smoke Is Bad For Your Pets, Too

You know the dangers of smoking, chewing tobacco and dipping snuff. Did you know that tobacco is dangerous for your pet, too? The damage that second-hand smoke does to both pets and people is well-documented. Cats subjected to second-hand cigarette…

Histiocytoma In Dogs

Histiocytoma is the term given to a type of benign growth of young dogs. Histiocytomas are in a category of tumors called “round cell tumors.” Round cell tumors can range from benign to highly malignant and include mast cell tumors,…