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Featuring Demian Dressler, DVM and Susan Ettinger, DVM, Dip. ACVIM (Oncology), authors of The Dog Cancer Survival Guide
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Emotional Management

But my vet has not heard of this….

Dear dog lovers, I have been deluged with comments that some vets out there, maybe even most, have not heard of many of the approaches to dealing with cancer that are beyond surgery, chemo and radiation. As a consequence, there seems to be a large “black box” as to what to do, how to arrive…

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Is it for me or for my dog?

Decision making when loving a dog with a cancer diagnosis can be tough. Many times we will experience some degree of confusion in decision making.  There are many options that are presented.  Should I allow chemotherapy? Amputation?  Is radiation really worth it? I think that a lot of the difficulty may not actually relate to…

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Problem Solving while having a Dog With Cancer

Lymphosarcoma. Hemangiosarcoma.  Osteosarcoma. Mast Cell Tumor. Nasal Tumor. Melanoma. Mammary Cancer. All these words, so harsh, so foreign and scientific. And also, so horrible. Do you love a dog with cancer?  How are you dealing with this fact? Upon reflection, some may not even allow the reality to sink in.  You are telling me my…

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Dog cancer: Is my dog’s life still good?

How can you determine the life quality of a dog?  In the upcoming book I write about a life quality assessment system.  It sounds a little complex, but actually it is pretty strait forward. The tough part is sorting out your own feelings from those of your dog!  Lots of us have strong emotions that…

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