What is the Treatment for Boxer dog Cancer?
There is help for Boxer dog cancer. Luckily, a dog can be treated just as a person can and treatment will vary depending on what type your dog is diagnosed with. The same medicines, chemotherapy and radiation is used. So, while this breed is predisposed to this disease, treatment can be successful in extending life span
and quality of life.
Dogs handle these treatments well. 95% of Boxer dog do not suffer through severe nausea, diarrhea or a drop in blood counts that must lead to a hospital stay. If nausea does occur, medications can be given to help control this so that the dog receives proper nutrition. In over 90% of Boxer dogs, fur loss will not occur. If the dog's fur does fall out, it will grow back once treatment is done.
Again, if caught early, chances of survival are greater. It is suggested to check for lumps once a week and vital to keep regular checkups with the veterinarian.