Half of all dogs who reach the age of 8 will experience cancer. midlothian animal clinic provides medical and oncology services to our patients and may refer you to trusted specialists for additional care when necessary.
Proper diagnosis through submission of affected tissue for pathology allows us to implement the correct treatment to hopefully cure the cancer when possible or extend your pet’s life. Treatment options at midlothian animal clinic may include surgical intervention or chemotherapy. Chemotherapy may be administered orally at home or intravenously in hospital. Pets normally tolerate chemotherapy extraordinarily well and usually maintain an excellent quality of life during treatment. Radiation can be performed by a specialist when it is helpful.