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Cancers and Tumors in Prairie Dogs



Your veterinarian will likely recommend surgical removal of the tumor to prevent it from growing and spreading to other locations in the body, which often leads to cancer. In fact, the earlier this is done the better the chances the tumor or cancer does not become more serious.


Living and Management


A pet prairie dog in recovery after tumor surgery needs optimum post-operative care. The prairie dog should be provided adequate rest for recuperation. Regular follow-up visits to your veterinarian would be necessary to access the progress made by your pet prairie dog.