When to Worry About Lumps and Bumps on Your Pet’s Skin

lumps and bumpsLumps and bumps come in all sorts of shapes and sizes, but their appearance doesn’t always give us the full picture. Undoubtedly, it’s unsettling for many pet owners to consider the possibility of cancer; however, lumps and bumps on your pet’s skin can be related to other things besides malignant tumors.

The good news is that we have the ability to test skin growths. Once we understand what’s going on beneath the surface, we can discuss the possible pathways forward.


Pet Oncology: What You Need to Know About Cancer in Pets

iStock_000030713776_MediumCancer is not a word anyone wants to hear, yet many pets and people are touched by this awful disease. While a diagnosis of cancer certainly is not a good thing, we have come a long way in our understanding and treatment of the disease. Learn what we know about cancer in our animal friends and how the pet oncology experts at Heart of Texas Veterinary Specialty Center can help should you ever need us. Continue…

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Navigating Cancer in Pets

Homeless dogCancer is never a diagnosis anyone wants to hear, yet more people and pets alike are being diagnosed with this disease every year. Almost half of disease-related pet deaths each year are because of cancer.

So, what is a pet owner to do when they hear that their pet has cancer? As with many things, knowledge is power. Take a deep breath and keep reading to learn what you need to know if about cancer in pets. Continue…