Is Lymphoma in Dogs Genetic?

All dogs love food, so when yours refuses their mealtime, it may be something to worry about. Refusal to drink water is even more worrisome.

Typically, there are many reasons why a dog won’t eat or drink, and even more, solutions to solve this problem, with and without veterinary help.

Is Lymphoma in Dogs Genetic?

The research on whether or not lymphoma in dogs is genetic has been based on several factors, including breed, overall genetics, DNA methylation, and mutations in the SATB1 gene. In addition, there are a number of dog breeds with an elevated risk of lymphoma, including the Boxer, Labrador retriever, German shepherd, golden retriever, and Doberman.