Can wolves get Cancer?

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Can wolves get Cancer?

Post by Adalae » Thu Feb 19, 2009 6:03 pm

I know that dogs are wolf desendents, and that dogs CAN get cancer, but can wolves?
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Re: Can wolves get Cancer?

Post by CLBaileyi » Thu Feb 19, 2009 8:15 pm

Wolves get pretty much the same diseases that dogs get. The one thing to say is that wolves are more resiliant to many injuries (bite wounds, fractures, etc) and often can survive without any assistance from humans-especially when in the wild. Also, we will vaccinate them in captivity with the same vaccines that we use on our own dogs.
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