Transition Cell Carcinoma

Transition Cell Carcinoma Transition Cell Carcinoma (TCC), also known as urothelial carcinoma, is an aggressive and fast-spreading type of cancer that develops in a pet's urinary tract system. The cancer most commonly arises from the transitional epithelium (the stretchable lining) of the kidneys, urinary bladder, ureters, urethra, vagina, or prostate.… Read More

Hemangiosarcoma in Dogs and Cats

Hemangiosarcoma Hemangiosarcoma is a type of soft tissue sarcoma that develops in the blood vessels of cats and dogs, although it is seen much more often in canines than any other species. This is a malignant type of cancer that can develop as either a single tumor or a mass… Read More

Cardiomyopathy In Dogs and Cats

Cardiomyopathy Cardiomyopathy, or "sick heart muscle," is a serious condition in which the heart muscle becomes inflamed, causing the heart to not perform as it normally would. Canines suffer from two variations of the disease, Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy and Dilated Cardiomyopathy, while felines suffer from four, the two previously mentioned, as… Read More

Osteosarcoma in Dogs and Cats

Osteosarcoma Osteosarcoma is a malignant cancer that's found in the bones of cats and dogs, and it accounts for more than 95% of all bone-related cancers in pets. While the exact cause of osteosarcoma is unknown, it is most commonly found in instances where the pet had experienced previous bone… Read More

Mast Cell Tumors in Dogs and Cats

Mast Cell Tumors Mast cells are a part of an animal's immune system. They contain histamine, heparin, and proteolytic enzymes, which are used to help protect the pet from parasites and other types of foreign invaders. Mast Cell Tumors, or mastocytomas, are the most common types of cutaneous cancers found… Read More