How many times have we heard from our great old folks that prevention is always better than cure? This is not just for human situations but for every living animal in the planet. Let’s take a closer look with one of the most common pets in our house – the dogs.
Do you know that dogs could have cancer as much as we do? Dog cancer usually affects older dogs that are more than ten years old. Chances for this to occur are one out of four dogs. If you cannot afford to lose your favorite pet, then you must know and understand the various means on canine cancer prevention.
Just like in humans, cancer develops because of different factors, some of which we cannot control – such as age, genetics, environmental pollution, and electromagnetic radiation. Other carcinogenic factors to watch out for will include poor nutrition, unhealthy lifestyle, toxic chemicals (herbicides, insecticides), inbreeding, vaccination and other medical treatments as these will reduce resistance while increasing the risk for cancer. Knowing these possible causes and methods can help you prevent canine cancer: