Cancer and Dogs

Welcome to the Canine Cancer Awareness (CCA) web site. Within these pages, we hope you find useful information to guide you on your journey with your dog in battling this disease.

Our mission is to provide you with knowledge and support so that you can consult with your vet to get the best possible treatment for your dog with cancer. CCA is a nonprofit organization dedicated to fighting canine cancer.

TEN COMMON SIGNS OF CANCER IN SMALL ANIMALS

(From the American Veterinary Medical Association)
  1. Abnormal swellings that persist or continue to grow
  2. Sores that do not heal
  3. Weight loss
  4. Loss of appetite
  5. Bleeding or discharge from any body opening
  6. Offensive odor
  7. Difficulty eating or swallowing
  8. Hesitation to exercise or loss of stamina
  9. Persistent lameness or stiffness
  10. Difficulty breathing, urinating, or defecating