It’s Canine Sarcoma Awareness Month, do you know how to spot cancer in dogs? Check out these 10 easy to miss signs of cancer in dogs to help keep your pup safe.
10 Easy-to-Miss Symptoms of Cancer in Dogs
You know your dog best, anything out of the ordinary should be noted and monitored and checked by the vet if it continues. Since your dog can’t talk, it’s up to you to be the ever-vigilant detective to notice when there are changes in your dog that could signal cancer.
Sarcoma is a type of cancer that affects the soft tissues of the body. Most often, they can be removed surgically with decent chances for remission if caught early. Early detection leads to early treatment and increases your dog’s chances of survival. Check out this video on heat mapping the ideal diet and how it can relate to cancer risk.
You can also reduce your dog’s risk for cancer by removing known carcinogens from his diet and environment. Feeding a raw, healthy diet is often the first step in lowering your dog’s risk for contracting cancer. Highly processed kibbles may be convenient, but they’re not the best choice for an everyday diet.
My dogs have given me an entirely new spiritual perspective on life. I now have a genuine understanding of unconditional love and provision.