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The dogs can also get diagnosed with bone cancer which should be treated with urgency and assertiveness. If you own a dog, then you must know every detail about bone cancer and most importantly, its first signs & symptoms in order to be able to undertake the right treatment. See the mentioned s to learn the symptoms of bone cancer in dogs. – PowerPoint PPT presentation

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Title: Symptoms of Bone Cancer in Dogs


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Symptoms of Bone Cancer in Dogs
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Dogs, like humans can also get diagnosed with
cancer and no matter what is the type of cancer,
it is always alarming and concerning to dog
owners.
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While certain types of cancer are more treatable
than others, bone cancer is an aggressive form of
cancer that should be treated with urgency and
assertiveness.
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Here are the commonly-asked questions about bone
cancer in dogs and what pet owners can do to help
manage their beloved family members illness.
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Q What is bone cancer?
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Bone cancer, also known as osteosarcoma, is a
quick-metastasizing form of cancer that must be
treated aggressively and quickly.
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The most effective treatment opportunities are at
the beginning stages of the illness, however,
since cancer spreads quickly, it is often
difficult to manage and control it in the
long-term.
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This diagnosis is a difficult one to handle, as
current forms of medication and treatment have
not shown to be consistently successful.
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Q What types of dogs are more susceptible to
bone cancer?
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Bone cancer is a relatively common diagnosis in
larger dog breeds but can be found in many
different types of dog breeds.
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It is important to note that current research
does not indicate that bone cancer is genetically
passed down, nor is it related specifically to
male or female dogs.
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However, some researchers point out that bone
cancer can potentially be more prominent in dogs
that previously had one or more bone injuries in
their lifetime.
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Q What are the symptoms of bone cancer in dogs?
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The signs of bone cancer can be difficult to
identify from the symptoms of other illnesses or
diseases, including even some canine depressive
symptoms.
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Some of the signs of bone cancer in dogs are as
follows-
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-Difficulty mobilizing
-Observable tumor or mass growth - with or
without inflammation in the surrounding area
-Swelling of limbs
-Aversion to food or water
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If you notice that your pet is exhibiting any of
the above symptoms, it is critical to follow up
with your veterinarian immediately.
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Q What is the diagnostic process for bone cancer?
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If your dog is displaying any of the signs of an
illness that could potentially be related to bone
cancer then, your veterinarian will carry out a
few tests to determine what is causing your pets
discomfort.
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First, he might conduct X-rays to find any
tumors or masses that may be present, but for a
thorough diagnosis, your veterinarian will also
utilize CAT scans, biopsies of any tumors, and
blood panels.
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Q What can you do to make sure your pet receives
the best care possible?
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The best thing you can do for your pet is to be
aware of their behavior and symptoms and follow
up with care treatment accordingly.
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If you notice any tumors on your pet or changes
in their appetite and energy levels, bring them
to your veterinarian for an examination
immediately.
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We at Dr. Rons Animal Hospital Emergency have
diagnosed treated canine bone cancer in clients
pets from the areas of Simi Valley, Moorpark,
Thousand Oaks, Chatsworth, and other cities
nearby Ventura County.
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Whenever you notice any abnormal behavior in
your pet, or have detected any tumors or masses
in his body then, please bring him to us for a
thorough examination as soon as possible.
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