Top 10 Dog Breeds With the Highest Rate of Cancer Development

According to The Veterinary Cancer Society, cancer is the leading cause of death in 47% of dogs! Sadly, certain breeds are prone to higher rates of cancer development then their counterparts. We have broken down the 10 breeds with the highest rate of cancer development.


Rottweilers are known to have numerous health problems later in life. With a average lifespan of 8 to 12 years Rottweilers can develop bone cancer, elbow & hip dysplasia, and gastric torsion.


Kevin Bentley

Hi, I’m Kevin Bentley, a dog lover and enthusiast. Though I started out as a cat person, my wife quickly set me on the true path of dog love. Now I’m full-on obsessed with dogs and everything related to dogs. I’ve purchased every dog accessory you can think of, so I decided to collect my thoughts about them on this site.

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