Cancer is one of the most common causes of death in dogs and cats. But if treated correctly, an animal does not have to die.
With modern radiation therapy, many types of tumours can be defeated.

Cancer in small animals -
and how irradiation can help

Does your animal suffer from cancer? It is understandable that your concern for your four-legged-friend is considerable. After all, a pet counts as a family member. But many types of cancer can be treated well and gently, so your pet can still look forward to many good years ahead. In general, the earlier the cancer is diagnosed, the higher the chances that your four-legged darling will be completely healthy again.

 

For many types of tumours, veterinarians initially suggest surgery. They then surgically remove the cancer under anaesthetic. If metastases have already developed or an animal has blood cancer, chemotherapy is recommended for small animals. Radiation therapy, which we offer at EQUINOX HEALTHCARE, is also an important pillar in cancer therapy. It is a good measure, for example, if a tumour could not be removed by surgery alone. It is also possible to combine radiation with chemotherapy. The advantage of radiation therapy is that it is completely painless for the patient. The only burden on the organism is the short anaesthesia required for each session.

Cancer in dogs:
often curable

Cancer is now the most common cause of death in dogs. This is because dogs, just like we humans, are getting older and older. With every year of life that a dog reaches, its risk of developing cancer increases. Radiation therapy can help, especially with tumours that are difficult to access surgically.

 

Often irradiation is not the sole form of treatment, but rather a supplement to the overall therapy: If, for example, a veterinarian has not been able to remove a tumour completely during the operation, radiation kills the remaining cancer cells.

 

What may be new for many dog owners is that low-dose radiation therapy can help against pain: for example, we use it successfully in cases of arthrosis, tendon problems or bursitis in the joint. Pain treatment usually consists of three sessions.

Irradiation in cats:
against cancer and pain

Cancer is also a common problem in cats. The following tumours are often found in house cats – and can be treated at EQUINOX HEALTHCARE:

  • Brain tumours
  • Bone tumours
  • Mast cell tumours
  • Nasal cavity tumours

Radiation not only kills cancer cells in cats but also relieves pain. That is why our veterinarians sometimes use it in low doses for arthrosis, tendon problems, bursitis in the joint or calcification in the muscles. Although this does not cure the disease, it relieves the pain of your feline friend. 

Unlike horses, no inpatient admission is required for small animals. We carry out every radiation session for dogs and cats on an outpatient basis. For this purpose, you bring your animal to us for each treatment session, and you can wait during the therapy. In most cases, you will not spend more than 40 minutes with us.

It is important that your dog or cat does not eat for six hours prior to the treatment. This is essential for the short anaesthesia that is required for each radiation treatment. We will put your animal under anaesthetic to ensure that it lies still for a few minutes. This allows our veterinarians to direct the radiation precisely at the tumour or painful joint. Read here how the irradiation is carried out.

In addition to our main focus, radiation therapy for horses, we treat small animals of all kinds. Just call us (at 06051 / 4909810) to find out if we can help you and your pet.

Please feel free to contact us!

Many owners of dogs and cats are not sure whether our radiation therapy is the right treatment for their animal. Please call us (at 06051 / 4909810) or send us an email if you have any doubts or questions. We will be happy to cooperate with your veterinarian and talk to him/her about the therapy chosen thus far.

Cancer in small animals - and
how irradiation can help

Cancer is one of the most common causes of death in dogs and cats. But if treated correctly, an animal does not have to die. With modern radiation therapy, many types of tumours can be defeated.

Does your animal suffer from cancer? It is understandable that your concern for your four-legged-friend is considerable. After all, a pet counts as a family member. But many types of cancer can be treated well and gently, so your pet can still look forward to many good years ahead. In general, the earlier the cancer is diagnosed, the higher the chances that your four-legged darling will be completely healthy again.

 

For many types of tumours, veterinarians initially suggest surgery. They then surgically remove the cancer under anaesthetic. If metastases have already developed or an animal has blood cancer, chemotherapy is recommended for small animals. Radiation therapy, which we offer at EQUINOX HEALTHCARE, is also an important pillar in cancer therapy. It is a good measure, for example, if a tumour could not be removed by surgery alone. It is also possible to combine radiation with chemotherapy. The advantage of radiation therapy is that it is completely painless for the patient. The only burden on the organism is the short anaesthesia required for each session. 

Cancer in dogs:
often curable

Cancer is now the most common cause of death in dogs. This is because dogs, just like we humans, are getting older and older. With every year of life that a dog reaches, its risk of developing cancer increases. Radiation therapy can help, especially with tumours that are difficult to access surgically.

 

Often irradiation is not the sole form of treatment, but rather a supplement to the overall therapy: If, for example, a veterinarian has not been able to remove a tumour completely during the operation, radiation kills the remaining cancer cells.

 

What may be new for many dog owners is that low-dose radiation therapy can help against pain: for example, we use it successfully in cases of arthrosis, tendon problems or bursitis in the joint. Pain treatment usually consists of three sessions.

Irradiation in cats:
against cancer and pain

Cancer is also a common problem in cats. The following tumours are often found in house cats – and can be treated at EQUINOX HEALTHCARE:

  • Brain tumours
  • Bone tumours
  • Mast cell tumours
  • Nasal cavity tumours

Radiation not only kills cancer cells in cats but also relieves pain. That is why our veterinarians sometimes use it in low doses for arthrosis, tendon problems, bursitis in the joint or calcification in the muscles. Although this does not cure the disease, it relieves the pain of your feline friend. 

Unlike horses, no inpatient admission is required for small animals. We carry out every radiation session for dogs and cats on an outpatient basis. For this purpose, you bring your animal to us for each treatment session, and you can wait during the therapy. In most cases, you will not spend more than 40 minutes with us.

It is important that your dog or cat does not eat for six hours prior to the treatment. This is essential for the short anaesthesia that is required for each radiation treatment. We will put your animal under anaesthetic to ensure that it lies still for a few minutes. This allows our veterinarians to direct the radiation precisely at the tumour or painful joint. Read here how the irradiation is carried out.

In addition to our main focus, radiation therapy for horses, we treat small animals of all kinds. Just call us (at 06051 / 4909810) to find out if we can help you and your pet.

Please feel
free to
contact us!

Many owners of dogs and cats are not sure whether our radiation therapy is the right treatment for their animal. Please call us (at 06051 / 4909810) or send us an email if you have any doubts or questions. We will be happy to cooperate with your veterinarian and talk to him/her about the therapy chosen thus far.

Cancer in small animals
- and how irradiation can help

Cancer is one of the most common causes of death in dogs and cats. But if treated correctly, an animal does not have to die. With modern radiation therapy, many types of tumours can be defeated.

Does your animal suffer from cancer? It is understandable that your concern for your four-legged-friend is considerable. After all, a pet counts as a family member. But many types of cancer can be treated well and gently, so your pet can still look forward to many good years ahead. In general, the earlier the cancer is diagnosed, the higher the chances that your four-legged darling will be completely healthy again.

 

For many types of tumours, veterinarians initially suggest surgery. They then surgically remove the cancer under anaesthetic. If metastases have already developed or an animal has blood cancer, chemotherapy is recommended for small animals. Radiation therapy, which we offer at EQUINOX HEALTHCARE, is also an important pillar in cancer therapy. It is a good measure, for example, if a tumour could not be removed by surgery alone. It is also possible to combine radiation with chemotherapy. The advantage of radiation therapy is that it is completely painless for the patient. The only burden on the organism is the short anaesthesia required for each session. 

Cancer in dogs:
often curable

Cancer is now the most common cause of death in dogs. This is because dogs, just like we humans, are getting older and older. With every year of life that a dog reaches, its risk of developing cancer increases. Radiation therapy can help, especially with tumours that are difficult to access surgically.

 

Often irradiation is not the sole form of treatment, but rather a supplement to the overall therapy: If, for example, a veterinarian has not been able to remove a tumour completely during the operation, radiation kills the remaining cancer cells.

 

What may be new for many dog owners is that low-dose radiation therapy can help against pain: for example, we use it successfully in cases of arthrosis, tendon problems or bursitis in the joint. Pain treatment usually consists of three sessions.

Irradiation in cats:
against cancer and pain

Cancer is also a common problem in cats. The following tumours are often found in house cats – and can be treated at EQUINOX HEALTHCARE:

  • Brain tumours
  • Bone tumours
  • Mast cell tumours
  • Nasal cavity tumours

Radiation not only kills cancer cells in cats but also relieves pain. That is why our veterinarians sometimes use it in low doses for arthrosis, tendon problems, bursitis in the joint or calcification in the muscles. Although this does not cure the disease, it relieves the pain of your feline friend. 

Unlike horses, no inpatient admission is required for small animals. We carry out every radiation session for dogs and cats on an outpatient basis. For this purpose, you bring your animal to us for each treatment session, and you can wait during the therapy. In most cases, you will not spend more than 40 minutes with us.

It is important that your dog or cat does not eat for six hours prior to the treatment. This is essential for the short anaesthesia that is required for each radiation treatment. We will put your animal under anaesthetic to ensure that it lies still for a few minutes. This allows our veterinarians to direct the radiation precisely at the tumour or painful joint. Read here how the irradiation is carried out.

In addition to our main focus, radiation therapy for horses, we treat small animals of all kinds. Just call us (at 06051 / 4909810) to find out if we can help you and your pet.

Please feel free
to contact us!

Many owners of dogs and cats are not sure whether our radiation therapy is the right treatment for their animal. Please call us (at 06051 / 4909810) or send us an email if you have any doubts or questions. We will be happy to cooperate with your veterinarian and talk to him/her about the therapy chosen thus far.