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10 Dog Breeds That Are Prone To Cancer

Written by: Scott H
Scott Haiduc is the Director of Publishing for iHeartDogs, iHeartCats and The Hero Company. When not working, Scott spends his time on the farm, taking care of his animals and crops.Read more
| Published on February 5, 2017

#3 – Cocker Spaniel


The most common cause of death for these wonderful little dogs is cancer, affecting up to 23% of the breed according to a 2004 study.

#4 – Doberman Pinscher


Not only do Dobes fall in the top 10, they are actually found to be one of the top 5 breeds most likely to have cancer. While they are prone to many types, mammary cancer has been found to be a leading cause of death in female Dobermans.

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