TOPIC: Patient Care
Pet Cancer Prevention

Pet Cancer Prevention Tips

Staff Writer | November 19, 2018

The reasons some pets (and people) get cancer while others don’t is still a mystery. And while there are no guarantees, there are steps we can take to decrease the risk that our pets will get cancer.

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Pet Loss

Helping Children through Pet Loss

Erin Allen, MSSW, LSW | April 25, 2019

The death of a family pet is often a child’s first experience with death and loss. As a result, it is an important time for adults to help children express grief in emotionally healthy ways.

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Pet Loss

Preparing to say goodbye to your pet

Maria Gore, MSW | July 18, 2019

The pain of saying goodbye to our pets is heartbreaking, and although no amount of preparation will eliminate that pain, there are some considerations that may help you feel more in control of the situation.

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Leg Amputation

Leg Amputation: Will my dog be okay?

Staff Writer | May 03, 2019

Deciding to amputate your pet’s leg can be difficult and emotional. At the Flint Animal Cancer Center, we understand your fears and provide support to each patient family throughout the process. Amputation is one of the best treatment options to control or eliminate certain types of cancer, and many patients undergo this surgery without complication each year.

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Cancer in Pets

Top 10 Warning Signs of Cancer in Pets

Staff Writer | November 01, 2018

November is National Pet Cancer Awareness Month. Each year, more than six million dogs and cats are diagnosed with cancer. Cancer is the leading cause of death in pets beyond...

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