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

Benznidazole for Veterinary Use

Benznidazole Benznidazole is an antiprotozoal medication that is occasionally used by veterinarians to treat dogs suffering from conditions such as Trypanosoma cruzi, or Chagas Disease. Its primary course of action is to produce free radicals within the body, which Chagas Disease happens to be particularly sensitive to. More specifically, the… Read More

Apocrine Gland Carcinoma

Apocrine Gland Carcinoma The Apocrine Glands are located on each side of a canine's or feline's anus. Each gland is lined by several other glands, the purpose of which is to expel liquid at the time the animal's bowels are moved. The liquid is used as a means of marking… Read More

Melanoma in Canines and Felines

Melanoma in Dogs and Cats Melanomas are (usually) malignant tumors that are commonly found on the paws, skin, and in the mouths of dogs and cats. They form in the pet's melanocytes, the pigmented cells in the skin and other tissues in the body. These tumors tend to grow very… Read More