There is always a sense of panic when the word Cancer is mentioned in humans. When Cancer is diagnosed in our beloved dogs or cats, we’re inclined to assume the outcome will be Euthanasia.
This is most certainly not the goal, nor is it the appropriate reaction to Cancer.
Pain control and prevention are vital when working through a course of Cancer treatment. Our team is trained to seek these supportive measures to help your pet and prevent any secondary sicknesses that can occur as a result of Cancer.
In many instances, surgery is used to allow a diagnosis along with confirming the possible treatment of Cancer. In these cases Grading and Staging are key factors along with an assessment of the local and systemic effects. In some cases, alternative treatments are explored. A decision is made through good communication between the veterinary team and the pet owner/family.