Cancer and Your Pet

Dog covering noseOur pets are living longer than ever thanks to advances in medicine and better overall standards for care.

Unfortunately, the longer a pet lives the more likely it is to be affected by cancer. In fact, 1 in 4 pets will die of cancer. However, together as a team, you and the Carriage Hills staff can decrease your pet’s odds of developing cancer and increase the chances of survival, should your pet ever receive the diagnosis.

Here are a few things to know when it comes to cancer and your pet…

Cancer Prevention for Pets

You have power in your pet’s healthcare.

  • Remember to keep your pet’s routine wellness appointments so that your pet’s doctor can perform a thorough examination, perform recommended lab work, and discuss any concerns you may have.

  • Keep an eye out for general signs of a problem including weight loss, behavioral changes, or changes in appetite. Continue…