By Wendy Dudley—Nothing can prepare you for the emotional trauma of having your pet diagnosed with cancer. But if you have a dog, cat, or even a ferret or rabbit, chances are you will receive such bad news at least once during the years you have pets in the family. Cancer is the No. 1 killer in both dogs and cats,...
Early diagnosis of cancer in animals is key to beating this disease. Learn the most common signs of cancer in small animals including sores and wounds that do not heal, offensive odor and persistent lameness or stiffness.
By Wendy Dudley—Over the last 35 years, treatment for cancer in pets has grown by leaps and bounds. Albertans are fortunate as the province is home to three veterinary oncologists and two centres that specialize in cancer treatment: the CARE Centre and Western Veterinary Cancer Centre, both in Calgary.
Alberta and Saskatchewan are home to three cancer care centres: Western College of Veterinary Medicine in Saskatoon, SK; Western Veterinary Cancer Centre in Calgary, AB; and Calgary Animal Referral and Emergency Centre in Calgary.