Pet Cancer Awareness

Important Pet Cancer Facts

1. Cancer accounts for nearly 50% of all disease-related pet deaths each year.

Source: Veterinary Oncology & Hematology Center

2. Cancer is the #1 natural cause of
death in older pets.

Source: Veterinary Oncology & Hematology Center

3. Dogs get cancer at roughly the same
rate as humans.

Source: AVMA.org

4. One in four dogs die of cancer.

Source: MorrisAnimalFoundation.org

5. Over 50% of the dogs over age 10 will
die of cancer.

Source: DogTopics.com

6. Just like in humans, cancer can occur in virtually any part of your dog's body.

Source:DogTopics.com

7. Approximately 1 in 4 dogs develops a tumor of some kind during his lifetime.

Source:AVMA.org

8. The cause of cancer in pets, just like people, is largely unknown.

Source:Veterinary Oncology & Hematology Center

9. Common risks of obesity in pets include many forms of cancer.

Source: PetObesityPrevention.com

10. While cancer is not as common in cats as it is in dogs, it’s often more aggressive.

Source: Wignall Animail Hospital

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