Reduce Your Dog's Cancer Risks

You can’t prevent cancer – at least not yet – but you can stack the odds in your dog’s favor. WDJ suggests four ways you can lessen the odds of cancer in your dog.

Veterinary oncologists say that cancers in humans and in dogs are incredibly similar, in terms of growth and prognosis. That’s good news for both species, as research of human or canine cancer may yield insight about and new treatments for this deadly disease. In addition, many of the tactics that reduce the incidence of cancer in humans, veterinary oncologists say, can be used by pet owners to reduce the chances that their dogs will develop the disease. Here are four things you can do to help prevent cancer in your dog.

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