November is Canine Cancer Awareness Month

The devastating effects of canine cancer have been experienced by so many pet parents. It is difficult to grasp the pain and grief this disease has caused.

Chase Away K9 Cancer is a fantastic organization that works to not only fund research but also helps to support families going through this tough time with comfort, information and awareness.

Statistics show that cancer affects 1 out of every 3 dogs, and of those, over half will die from the disease. According to the National Canine Cancer Foundation, it is the leading cause of death in dogs over the age of 10 and that fifty percent of dogs over the age of 10 will develop cancer at some point.

Watch for the signs and symptoms of cancer. The sooner the disease is detected the better the chances of recovery.

Cancer - SignsWe look forward to the day where no one loses a best friend to cancer.

For more information and resources:

Chase Away K9 Cancer was founded in 2006 by Cera Reusser to bring together people and dogs to combat and eventually defeat this horrible disease. It is a division of the National Canine Cancer Foundation. Donations received fund canine cancer studies and help raise K9 cancer awareness.

The National Canine Cancer Foundation is a national non-profit corporation dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health issue in dogs by funding grants directly to cancer researchers who are working to save lives, find cures and treatment for dealing with canine cancer. #


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