Do you know that 12 million cats and dogs are diagnosed with cancer every year? That means millions of pet owners are faced with difficult decisions around their treatment.
Cancer is the number one disease-related cause of death for dogs in the United States and accounts for almost half of the deaths in pets that are 10 years or older. Approximately 1 in 4 dogs and 1 in 5 cats will develop cancer during their lifetime, which is approximately the same rate as humans. However, it’s not a done deal—cancer in dogs and cats is treatable, and proper care can mean that your pet stays with you for many years to come. (more…)