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

Full Spectrum Cancer Care

If you're facing dog cancer and you feel overwhelmed, there's a good reason for that: it's overwhelming. There is a lot of information to sort through and understand, and it's not always easy to get it from veterinarians. Full Spectrum Cancer Care is an approach pioneered by Dr. Demian Dressler, author of The Dog Cancer Survival Guide, that includes conventional approaches like surgery, chemotherapy and radiation, but also many other strategies from other medical traditions that have been shown to have value for dogs with cancer.

The following articles were written by The Dog Cancer Vet Team to introduce you to some of the most important aspects of his method of understanding and treating dog cancer. We hope you find them helpful.

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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?

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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?

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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.

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Berry Coconut Dog Cancer Treat

If you’re looking for a berry-licious dog treat, these are easy and delicious!

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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.

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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??

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Neutering and Dog Prostate Cancer

Does a late-in-life neuter affect prostate cancer risk for dogs? Dr. Dressler reassures, and advises on the use of EverPup in the dog cancer diet.

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Dog Cancer Treat: Snack Water

Does your dog refuse to drink water? Renée has a way to tempt her to drink up: Snack Water!

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Dog Cancer Treat for Easter: Peanut or Almond Butter Eggs

Want to brighten up your dog’s Easter with his very own treats? Make these “heavenly hash” egg-shaped treats. De.Li.Cious!

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Panacur for Cancer In Dogs: Does This Dewormer Work for Dogs with Cancer?

Panacur for cancer in dogs?? It’s a dewormer! #dogcancerconfusion​! Time to ask Dr. Nancy Reese to do some research.

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Valentine’s Day Dog Treat: “Chocolate”-Dipped Strawberries!

These “chocolate” dipped strawberries are coated in carob, which many dogs love. What a lovely and loving treat for your dog on Valentine’s Day (or any special day).

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Dog Treats for Dogs with Cancer: Turkey Meatballs (YUM!)

Looking for a dog cancer diet-friendly treat for your dog? Renée’s turkey meatballs are great for cheat days AND every day!

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Dog Food Recall: Check Your Dates

Sportmix brand pet foods have been recalled due to toxic levels of aflatoxins. So far 70 pets have died and at least 80 more are sick.

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How to Give a Dog Pills: 23 Sneaky Treat Ideas

Dogs who hate pills may just need a tricksy treat! Sneaky ideas for treats to hide pills from experts: our readers.

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Prednisone for Dogs: Uses for Dog Cancer and Other Medical Conditions, Side Effects, Alternative Options, and More

What is prednisone for dogs, why is it prescribed so often, and how can it help your pup? Read on for everything you’ve ever wanted to know about prednisone for dogs—including uses, side effects, dosing, and more…

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Dog Cancer Answers Podcast Returns for Season 2 on April 6, 2020

You are going to love listening to this well-produced, timely, informative, inspirational podcast! Dog Cancer Answers returns for Season 2, in partnership with Dog Podcast Network.

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Support Chemotherapy and Radiation with Botanicals: Dr. Dressler’s Article in Innovative Veterinary Care

A new Innovative Veterinary Care journal article shows veterinarians how to support chemotherapy and radiation with botanicals.

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Keto Diet Dogs Cancer … Good Idea or Bad Idea?

Keto Diet, Dogs, Cancer: is there a benefit in following this diet? Dr. Dressler looks into it.

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Must Subscribe: Dr. Sue Cancer Vet’s Awesome VLOG on YouTube

Dr. Sue Cancer Vet YouTube channel is a must-subscribe if your dog has cancer or you deal with canine cancer in your work. Just plain awesome.

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Is Quinoa Safe for Dogs with Cancer?

This trendy grain has been around for thousands of years, but we’re only giving it to dogs now. Is quinoa safe for dogs with cancer?

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