Cancer is the leading cause of death in Dogs.
Almost half of dogs over the age of 10 will develop cancer.
Dogs are affected by more forms of cancer compared to other companion animals. According to The Veterinary Cancer Society, cancer is the leading cause of death in 47% of dogs, especially dogs over age ten, and 32% of cats.
Some breeds of dogs have a higher incidence for developing cancer at an earlier age.
There are nearly 100 types of animal cancer.
Cancer in pets can be found in the skin, bones, breast, head & neck, lymph system, abdomen and testicles. Leukemia is the most common type of cancer in cats and lymphoma and mammary gland cancer are the most common type of dog cancers.
*The Veterinary Cancer Society