Recognizing symptoms
How can I detect cancer early?
Gather as much information as possible by e.g. keeping a journal on the behaviour or changes occurring in your dog. Pay attention to the following symptoms:
  • Swellings or lumps that do not disappear
  • Wounds that do not heal
  • Weight loss
  • Loss of appetite
  • Abnormal bleeding or discharge (e.g. from the nose)
  • Unpleasant odor (e.g. from the mouth)
  • Trouble swallowing or chewing
  • Loss of energy or stamina
  • Abnormal stiffness or limping
  • Difficulties breathing or urinating/defecating