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Understanding Bladder Cancer in Dogs

Our canine companions are just as likely to get cancer as humans are, and bladder cancer is one such type. The tumor that affects the bladder is known as transitional cell carcinoma, or urothelial carcinoma. It’s the most common tumor diagnosed in the bladder, and is diagnosed in roughly 80,000 dogs every year. The breeds affected most by bladder cancer in dogs include Beagles, Scottish Terriers, Border Collies, and Shelties. Common Clinical Signs The most common signs indicating bladder cancer are: Urine accidents in the house Straining to urinate Urinating more often Blood in the urine Urgency to urinate, but
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