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Pancreatic Cancer in Dogs

Pancreatic Cancer in Dogs

The good news is that pancreatic cancer in dogs is quite rare. The bad news is that when it does occur, it is usually malignant and aggressive. As with all cancers in dogs’ early detection is key to improving their chance of survival. Therefore, being familiar...
Saying Goodbye to your Dog

Saying Goodbye to your Dog

For many of us dog-owners, our dogs aren’t just dogs!  They are a much-loved part of the family who provide us with companionship and love us unconditionally. They are an important part of our daily routines and our lives. When they are sick or get hurt, it can...

Squamous Cell Carcinoma in Dogs

Noticed any lesions or wart-like bumps on your dog recently? These could be squamous cell carcinoma, a malignant skin cancer that occurs in the epidermal layer of the skin. Squamous cells are found in the epidermis and abnormal cells can mutate from them, leading to...
Sebaceous Adenoma Dog

Sebaceous Adenoma Dog

Have you ever seen a Sebaceous Adenoma on a dog?  I would be willing to bet you have but were unaware of what it was, as these are common in older dogs, and many are not removed due to their benign nature. These adenomas are usually pinkish and have lobules and are...
Is Fish Oil Good for Dogs?

Is Fish Oil Good for Dogs?

We’ve heard health experts talk about the benefits of fish oil for human beings but the real question here is can dogs have fish oil and what are the benefits to our furry friends?  After all, both dogs and humans can suffer from the ill effects of inflammation, which...