The diseases are already quite frightening, but there is something particularly frightening in canine cancers. They depend on us for their health, but cannot tell us when something is wrong. That’s why it’s so important to be on the lookout for signs of cancer in dogs.
It would be wonderful if it were a rare and minor health problem in dogs, but unfortunately, according to the National Canine Cancer Foundation, one in three dogs will develop cancer in their lifetime.
Now let’s look at the warning signs of canine cancer and its most common types. Noticing any of these symptoms does not necessarily mean that your dog has cancer, but there is a good chance he has at least one other health problem, so you should contact your veterinarian immediately if you observe one.
Signs of cancer in dogs
Do you notice one or more signs in this list? Contact your veterinarian immediately.
1. Strange smells
You’ve probably gotten used to your dog’s bad breath, but you should be on the lookout for any unusually bad (or simply different) smell from your dog when you’re close enough to smell his breath.
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