Dog Undergoes Radiation Therapy for Cancer

Dog radiation therapy at UC Davis veterinary hospital

Moo, 4-year-old female border collie/terrier mix, was diagnosed with a soft tissue sarcoma in her right paw earlier this year. She underwent surgery to remove it but also required follow-up radiation therapy. She underwent 16 radiation treatments in 22 days, ending just two weeks ago. We will continue to monitor Moo over the coming months to determine the success of her procedures.

Moo’s care was made possible, in part, by a generous grant from the Blue Buffalo Foundation’s support of the Petco Foundation pet cancer treatment program at the UC Davis veterinary hospital. The grant helps support treatments for domestic companion animals suffering from cancer. The project is designed to support pet parents of modest means or pet parents whose pets provide a service to others.