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.
Timing chemo treatments so they work better AND have fewer side effects may be in medicine’s future. Circadian rhythms make a difference!Read More
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 More
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 More
Want to brighten up your dog’s Easter with his very own treats? Make these “heavenly hash” egg-shaped treats. De.Li.Cious!Read More
Panacur for cancer in dogs?? It’s a dewormer! #dogcancerconfusion! Time to ask Dr. Nancy Reese to do some research.Read More
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).Read More