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Did you know?

May is Pet Cancer Awareness Month

ACTSS subsidizes pet cancer treatments and helps Alberta pets LIVE with Cancer

Pet Cancer

12 million dogs and cats are diagnosed with Cancer each year.

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

1 in 4 dogs and 1 in 5 cats are diagnosed with Cancer.

Skin and lymphoma Cancers are two of the most common Cancers found in cats and dogs.

Other types of Cancers are tumors of digestive, respiratory, reproductive tracts, musculoskeletal, nervous system and blood-borne Cancers

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Some Signs And Symptoms To Keep An Eye Out For:

  • Swollen lymph nodes

  • Abnormal or Enlarged lumps

  • Sudden weight loss

  • Vomiting 

  • Diarrhea

  • Lameness in extremities 

  • Loss of appetite

  • Reluctant to exercise

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