Rabbits - Lumps and Bumps

Duchess - the gray and white bunny - displayed a tennis ball size lump on her chest from mammary cancer Bunnies can develop various lumps and bumps on and under their skin. The most common forms of lumps and bumps are abscesses, benign growths and ma

What Causes Cancer In Pets?

I'm asked this question several times per week, and I wish I knew how to answer directly, confidently, and accurately. I've addressed this subject in a previous article on this site, but I wanted to take the time to delve into some of the more compli

Preventative measures in canine cancer

We want to do all we can to provide our dogs a long happy life If you are a pet parent of a beautiful canine, I am sure you want your pet to live a long and healthy life. Some things we can prevent but others we can’t. However, if there is ever a cha

Dog found with pencil embedded in stomach

Pencil removed from Suzette View all 3 photos Baldwin Park, CA - Suzette's story began much like any other homeless shelter dog's story. She was picked up as a stray, along with her buddy, Charlotte. Suzette Charlotte was adopted...Suzette was not -

At what age should you spay or neuter?

Spaying and neutering are important, but so is the timing All responsible pet owners know that one of the rituals of puppy and kitten ownership is the trip to the vet to get 'fixed'. Yet, the question of when is more complicated than it may seem on t

Chloe the super trooper

Chloe relaxing after surgery Shortly after Halloween 2012, we were blessed with fostering a little white terrier mix named Chloe. She was seeking a foster family so that she could recover after losing her right hind leg. Not much is known about Chloe

Top 5 reasons to spay or neuter your dog

Living Large Many people become dog owners, but not everyone understands why it’s so important to spay or neuter your dog. Deciding whether or not to spay or neuter your dog doesn’t have to be difficult. If you aren’t planning to let your dog reprodu

Is cancer in dogs and cats similar to people

9% of all dogs will develop cancer Dogs and cats get cancer just like humans. Cancer is one of the leading causes of disease in companion animals with 9% of all dogs diagnosed yearly with cancer and a similar number of cats. For comparison, every one