Mammary Carcinoma in Dogs and Cats

Mammary Carcinoma Tumors that develop in the mammaries of cats and dogs can be either benign or malignant. When malignant, the condition is called Mammary Carcinoma, or breast cancer. This disease is found predominantly in the female sex of the species, but it can develop in males in rare instances.… Read More

Squamous Cell Carcinoma in Dogs and Cats

Squamous Cell Carcinoma Squamous Cell Carcinoma (SCC) is a malignant tumor that develops from a cell type known as squamous cells, or keratinocytes. This is the primary type of cell found in the skin and the mucous membranes. As a result, squamous cell carcinoma is more commonly known as skin… Read More

Chagas Disease in Pets

Chagas Disease Chagas Disease is a serious illness that's caused by a zoonotic protozoan parasite known as Trypanosoma cruzi. This parasite eventually works its way into the body's circulation system, where it spreads to all of the other organs, although the heart and brain are the organs on which it… Read More

Soft Tissue Sarcoma in Pets

Soft Tissue Sarcoma Soft Tissue Sarcoma is a group of benign or malignant tumors that form in an animal's soft and/or connective tissues. Most commonly, the tumors form in the smooth and skeletal muscles, lymph vessels, blood vessels, and fatty tissues, but they can actually arise in any part of… Read More

Lymphoma in Dogs and Cats

Lymphoma Lymphoma is one of the most common types of cancers found in cats and dogs. Also known as lymphosarcoma, this disease typically originates in an animal's lymphoid tissues, which are found in the lymph nodes, the bone marrow, and the spleen. However, the cancer can present in many tissues… Read More