Centre for Animal Referral and Emergency (CARE) provides a complete service for cancer treatment for dogs in Melbourne. We have a team of veterinary specialists who work around the clock to provide the best available cancer treatment for dogs in Melbourne. There are many types of cancer that can occur in dogs, and as such the symptoms are many and varied. Some more common types of cancer in dogs include bone cancer (such as osteosarcoma) which may cause pain and lameness; lung cancer which may cause breathing trouble or coughing; or certain types of skin cancers or skin tumors. Our medical specialist team lead by Dr. Sophie Haynes is very experienced in the diagnosis and medical treatment of cancer in dogs in Melbourne, including ultrasound and chemotherapy. Our surgical specialist team lead by Dr. Guy Yates is very experienced in all aspects of cancer surgery include reconstructive surgery, CT, pain management, and palliative care options. Often, cancer treatment for dogs includes a combination of chemotherapy and surgery. Our critical care specialist Dr Merrin Hicks has conducted research in the field of animal pain management at Louisiana State University, USA, and has published a number of journal articles in this field. Dr Hicks leads our team of critical care veterinarians who will provide 24-hour monitoring and care for your dog receiving cancer treatment with us at the Centre for Animal Referral and Emergency, Melbourne. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions or concerns about your pet. In many cases, your primary care vet can assist you with preliminary discussions (if your pet is not in an emergency situation). More complex cases may be referred to one of our veterinary specialists for advanced diagnostics or procedures as required.