May is Pet Cancer Awareness Month, and there’s no better time to support the worthy cause of eradicating pet cancer. According to PetCancerAwarness.org, cancer is the cause of nearly half of all disease-related pet deaths. Nearly 25 percent of all dogs will develop a tumor in their lifetime — in fact; dogs get cancer at about the same rates as humans. And while cats are less likely to be afflicted with cancer than dogs, feline cancer tends to be even more aggressive and deadly than the canine versions.
Unfortunately, humans can unwittingly contribute to the onset of cancer in our pets by exposing them to carcinogens found in pesticides, tobacco smoke and even the sun’s UV rays. No one wants their pets to suffer from this insidious disease.
There is still much to learn about the disease, how it develops and how to treat it. You can help fund research initiatives and donate toward much needed treatments for animals that need help. Most importantly, you should learn the early signs of cancer and keep a close watch on your pet. So jump in and … Read Entire Post