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Mammary Cancer in Dogs: Mia’s Story

Mammary Cancer in Dogs: Mia’s Story

Mammary gland tumors are the most common type of tumor diagnosed in unaltered female dogs. Mia’s story Mia is an 8.5 years old Irish Wolfhound. When she was about 7.5, her mom found a small, pea-sized nodule on her belly. Senior dogs do get the odd lump or bump. It was small so she wasn’t overly worried. Particularly because the…

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Veterinary Highlights: Antibodies To Fight Cancer

Immunotherapy is a promising field of cancer research. The immune system plays an important role in protecting the body from developing cancer or fighting it. Immunotherapy refers to a variety of treatments that stimulate the immune system to destroy cancer. Monoclonal antibody therapy. Image Shannon Associates Austrian scientists are investigating immunotherapy for dogs with cancer using monoclonal antibodies. Antibodies are…

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Do Dogs Get Nosebleeds: Bella’s Nasal Cancer

Do Dogs Get Nosebleeds: Bella’s Nasal Cancer

Dogs don’t get nosebleeds as commonly as people do. It would take quite a trauma for a dog’s nose to bleed from within the nose itself. In other words, a nosebleed in a dog is a reason for concern. The potential reasons why your dog’s nose might bleed include: clotting problems foreign bodies severe dental disease fungal infection but most…

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