According to The National Cancer Institute: “Estimates indicate that there’s 65 million dogs in the United States. Of these roughly six (6) million new cancer diagnoses are made in dogs each year in the United States.”
Estimates show 1 in 3 domestic dogs will develop cancer in their lifetime. Dogs, just like humans, can develop a variety of cancers throughout their lifetime. It’s important to monitor your dog for any abnormal behavior or growths. Routine check-ups with your local vet is also strongly recommended.
Catching cancer early can drastically increase the chances of surviving the terrible disease. To help hopefully catch cancer early here are the top 10 cancer warning signs in dogs.