Identifiable Dog Lymphoma Symptoms

Dog lymphoma is a type of cancer that can affect dogs. It can exhibit itself as a malignant tumor. The disease can proliferate and affect many of the dog's internal and external organs. But there are also visible symptoms of which to be aware. A dog with clear indicators should be under the supervision of vet.

Skin Symptoms of Lymphoma

  • Itchy inflammation of the skin (which may have resulted in nodules and plaques)
  • A single lump and/or areas of bruised, ulcerated, hairless skin

Lymphoma Effects on the Eyes

  • Bleeding within the eye
  • Retinal detachment can be a concern
  • Possibly leading blindness in the long term

Check Entire Body for Lymph Nodes

  • Presents as an enlargement of the lymph nodes
  • Can be felt or seen in areas as under the jaw, in the armpits, around the groin, and/or behind the knees

Symptoms of Lymphoma around Lungs

  • Coughing
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Effects of Bone Marrow Lymphoma
  • Anemia
  • Low platelet count
  • Low white blood cell count

Symptoms of Gastrointestinal Lymphoma

  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Blood in the stool
  • Depression
  • Weight loss
  • Loss of appetite

Effects of Lymphoma in Central Nervous System

  • Seizures
  • Paralysis

Breeds Most Susceptible to Lymphoma

  • St. Bernard
  • Boxer
  • Scottish Terrier and Airedale Terrier
  • Chow Chow
  • Poodle
  • Bulldog
  • Beagle
  • Rottweiler
  • Basset Hound
  • German Shepherd Dog
  • Golden Retriever