Here is everything to know about cancer in Pets!
by Unik Dhandhi, Tuesday, May 29, 2018
Cancer is considered as one of the most dangerous diseases in the world which claims more than 100,000 lives every year. Thankfully nowadays, people are more aware about their health and are doing practically everything that is possible for preventing cancer.
Dogs' lives are too short; their only fault, really
But what about our four-pawed family members? Yes, we are talking about your pets. For a fact, your pets are equally at risk of developing cancer as you are. And still we know nothing about cancer in pets.
In order to make sure that you take proper care of your pet, here is everything to know about cancer in pets:
As per the statistics by Indian Veterinary Research Institute, the number of cases of cancer in dogs has been increased to 209 in a year. Dogs are prone to cancer and the common types of cancer found in dogs is Mast Cancers, Lipoma, Osteosarcoma, Oral melanoma, mammary gland carcinoma, Primary lung tumour and thyroid carcinoma.
Dogs are similar to that of humans in many ways, especially physically. Cancer treats both dogs and humans equally; even the symptoms of cancer in dogs are very similar to that of cancer in humans. Like humans, dogs also develop lumps, bumps, wounds that do not heal easily.
According to veterinary oncologist and former president of the Veterinary Cancer Society (US), Dave Ruslander, Golden Retrievers, Boxers and Bernese Mountain Dogs show a strong inclination towards cancer, indicating a genetic link.
The best way to prevent your dog from developing cancer is to stay alert and consistent for your dog's health check-ups. It is very important to correctly identify the cause and type of cancer in a dog.
- Health & Lifestyle -
8 Native dishes to try for experiencing the true Indian cuisine
15th of August or Independence Day is of great sentimental and historic value for the citizens of India. Nation of colors and festivals, India marks its Independence on 15th of August which is recorde..READ MORE
- E-News -
Here's everything to know about Salman Khan's most controversial reality show Bigg Boss 12!
India’s most controversial reality show Bigg Boss is the most popular show of Indian Television, owing to its format, content and host superstar Salman Khan. Bigg Boss 12 is soon going on air with a..READ MORE
- E-News -
Priyanka receives beau Nick Jonas & family at airport for their engagement party!
According to latest updates, Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas' engagement party is confirmed on this Saturday. The American singer arrived at Mumbai airport on Friday night with his family. Interestingl..READ MORE
- E-News -
Gold and Satyamev Jayate's net Independence Day collection is worth bragging out!
On 15th of August, Akshay Kumar's most anticipated movie Gold and john Abraham's patriotic project Satyamev Jayate released. Both the movies had strong ethical scripts and a patriotic message embedded..READ MORE