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November is Pet Cancer Awareness Month

A cancer diagnosis for a loved one is always devastating. While cancer cannot be fully prevented, knowledge is a powerful tool. Since November is Pet Cancer Awareness Month, here are a few crucial facts to share with your customers this season. Diagnosis Facts • Approximately 6 million dogs and 6 million cats are diagnosed with cancer annually. • Cancer is the leading cause of non-accidental death in dogs (47 percent) according to the Veterinary Cancer Society. • Some of the most common pet cancers include lymphoma, skin cancer, osteosarcoma (bone cancer), mammary gland and soft tissue sarcomas. • The most common spot to find tumors is the skin; about one-third of all tumors in dogs are skin tumors. •About half of breast tumors in canines...

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