What Are the Signs Of Cancer In a Dog?
The symptoms of canine cancer can be varied and can include:
- Lumps under the skin
- Change in appetite
- Sudden weight loss
- Abnormal odors or discharge from the eyes, mouth, ears, or rectum
If your dog shows any of these symptoms, it is important to have your dog checked by your veterinarian.
What Is the Most Common Cancer in Dogs?
Skin cancer is the most prevalent type of cancer found in dogs, says Kevin A. Hahn, DVM, Ph.D., director of oncology services at Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists in Houston, Texas. Nearly one-third of all dogs diagnosed with cancer have a tumor that originated on the skin or from the skin’s tissues.