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Dog Vomiting: Everything You Need to Know
Learn possible reasons why your dog is vomiting, when to worry, what you can do at home, and how to clean up the mess.Read Article
What’s New in Dog Cancer Treatments: Integrative Oncology Going Into 2022
Dog cancer treatments are steadily embracing integrative therapies as well as conventional options. Let’s look at what’s on the horizon.Read Article
Why Is My Dog Trembling and Shaking?
If your dog is shaking, she is probably worried about something… but health problems can cause tremors too.Read Article
Laverdia for Dogs: A Pill for Lymphoma
Laverdia for dogs is a tablet to treat lymphoma. This medication is convenient and less expensive than traditional chemotherapy!Read Article
When to Call Your Vet About Blood in Dog Stool
Blood in dog stool is usually caused by parasites or making poor snack choices, but it can also have more sinister roots.Read Article
Transitional Cell Carcinoma: The Most Common Dog Bladder Cancer
Transitional cell carcinoma is the most common dog bladder cancer. The good news is, it is treatable and you can improve your dog’s quality of life.Read Article
My Dog Is Bleeding! How to Stop It Fast
You can stop dog bleeding from minor injuries at home, but heavy or persistent bleeding that doesn’t stop requires veterinary care.Read Article
How to Take Care of Your Dog After Surgery
To take care of your dog after surgery, protect the incision and make sure your dog is calm and not too active while healing.Read Article
Chronotherapy: Timing Chemo Treatments for Dog Cancer
Timing chemo treatments so they work better AND have fewer side effects may be in medicine’s future. Circadian rhythms make a difference!Read Article
Day of Dog Surgery: Timeline and What to Expect
It’s the day of your dog’s surgery: learn what happens once you drop off, and what to expect throughout the day so you can feel calm and prepared.Read Article
Getting Your Dog Ready for Surgery
Dog surgery can be stressful. Be sure your dog is ready for the big day and that you know what you need to do ahead of time.Read Article
Help Your Dog Eat with A Paper Plate!
I wanted to share a Picky eater tip I got from my wonderful Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine (TCVM) vet. 💕 Dr. Hale suggested using paper plates if your dog has an upset tummy. She said this is something that palliative care/hospice vets use. 🐾💕 Glass, plastic, metal, etc., will all retain some smell, even if…Read Article
Mind-Body Therapy for Dog Cancer
Mind-body therapy fights dog cancer: by reducing stress, it allows your dog’s immune system to focus on the real threats.Read Article
Does Grain-Free Dog Food Cause Heart Disease?
Grain-free dog food seems to be a risk factor for heart disease in dogs, but we don’t know why yet. So what should you feed your dog?Read Article
Raw Diet and Cancer: Dog Edition
Raw diets and cancer are not a great mix. Dogs with cancer are at higher risk for food-borne illnesses, and may not digest raw vegetables.Read Article
How to Brush Your Dog’s Teeth: It’s Easier Than You Think
Toothbrushing for dogs? Yup. How to brush your dog’s teeth is surprisingly easy, and will help keep your dog’s breath fresh and internal organs healthy.Read Article
Do Tagamet and Benadryl Cure Cancer?
Do Tagamet and Benadryl cure cancer in dogs? Sadly, it’s not that simple. Learn the role these drugs can play as PART of your dog’s cancer treatment plan.Read Article
Senior Dog Rectal Cancer Surgery
John’s senior dog has a rectal tumor that might be cancer. But John is worried about complications. Should he go ahead with the procedure?Read Article
How to Cook Chicken Necks
Chicken and turkey necks are loaded with dense nutrition. But how on earth do you cook them so they’re safe for your dog to eat?Read Article
Colostrum for Energy in Dogs with Cancer
Is colostrum snake oil? Or is it worth using for a dog with cancer? Dr. Nancy Reese explains why it can help your dog.Read Article
Berry Coconut Dog Cancer Treat
If you’re looking for a berry-licious dog treat, these are easy and delicious!Read Article
Cold Laser for Cancer in Dogs: What To Know
Does cold laser therapy used on cancer tumors cause them to grow, or to shrink? Dr. Dressler explains when — and when not — to use this type of tool.Read Article
Integrative Oncology Is the Future: An Interview with Dr. Kendra Pope
Dr. Kendra Pope is one of four integrative oncologists practicing in the U.S. She has a lot of advice and straight talk for us humans dealing with dog cancer.Read Article
Why Don’t They Catch Mesothelioma Earlier??
When a rare common has the same symptoms as a common illness, how do vets diagnose it? And why don’t they think of cancer earlier??Read Article
Golden Retriever Lifetime Study — Understanding Cancer Better
If we can catch cancer earlier, treatments work better. The Golden Retriever Lifetime Study is giving us massive amounts of data, and Dr. Janet Patterson-Kane is managing it all.Read Article
I Can’t Afford the Vet Bills … But I Want to Save My Dog!
Today’s episode of Dog Cancer Answers is about a really sensitive subject: what happens when you can’t afford cancer treatments? There are two ways to think about this, and we cover both. First up is the many ways that you can get help with finances. Not all of them might apply to your situation, but…Read Article
Should I Enter My Dog in a Clinical Trial?
There may be a clinical trial that could help your dog. Is it worth it? How do you find one? Dr. Trina Hazzah advises on clinical trials for dogs.Read Article
If Your Dog Isn’t Eating, Figure Out the Problem
We tend to use an appetite stimulant when our dog won’t eat. But it turns out, that might not be the best choice.Read Article