Although cancer can affect any dog, there are some breeds that have a higher risk than other.
News Center 7's Cheryl McHenry is taking a look at why golden retrievers in particular see a higher rate of cancer. For more information, tune in Tuesday, Feb. 25, at 5:30 p.m.
Golden retrievers aren’t the only breed with a higher risk though.
According to the Morris Animal Foundation, these nine breeds have an increased risk of cancer:
- Burmese mountain dogs
- Scottish terriers
- Bouvier des Flandres
- Rhodesian ridgeback
- Airedale terrier
- Irish setter