Homemade Cleaning Supplies That Are Safe for You — and Your Dog With Cancer
Homemade cleaning supplies are easy to make and way safer for your dog with cancer than commercial products. And they work great!Read Article
Summer Dangers for Dogs with Cancer
Summer dangers for dogs with cancer are right around the corner. Let’s be prepared!Read Article
Filter Your Air for Dog Cancer
Is it really important to filter your air for dog cancer? Well, yeah. It is. Read why here.Read Article
Is Your Dog Eating Grass, Vomiting, and Getting Sick?
Is your dog eating grass, vomiting and getting sick? Could be the pesticides and herbicides — war weapons — we use on our green spaces.Read Article
Nutrient-Dense Foods and the Dog Cancer Diet
What exactly are nutrient dense foods? And why are they so important when it comes to the dog cancer diet?Read Article
Is Peanut Butter Bad for Dogs?
In most cases, peanut butter is bad for dogs — but there’s a work-around. Read this article to find out how to make peanut butter a healthy treat for your dog.Read Article
Safer Flea and Tick Treatments for Dogs
What’s the best way to protect your dog with cancer from fleas and ticks? Susan Harper explores safer flea and tick treatments in detail.Read Article
Diet and Dogs with Cancer
Dr. Ettinger’s views on diet have changed since she co-authored The Dog Cancer Survival Guide and attended the American Holistic Veterinary Medical Associations’ conference. This is important stuff!Read Article
Is Your Dog’s Food Helping or Hurting?
One of the most important things you can do for your dog with cancer is improving his or her diet, which is why Dr. Demian Dressler, author of The Dog Cancer Survival Guide, made food the exclusive focus of step four of his five step approach to cancer care. But how far do you have…Read Article
Winter Dangers for Dogs with Cancer
Even as I begin writing this post I sigh at the title “Winter Dangers”. It just seems that everywhere we turn there is a threat! And constantly being on guard can be exhausting! So I offer this to you both from the perspective of caring for your dog with cancer, who may be more vulnerable…Read Article
Smoking, Second-Hand Smoke, Third-Hand Smoke and Dog Cancer
We are all becoming more aware of healthy nutrition and lifestyle. Much of what was deemed innocuous in our grandparents time is being exposed as risky. We’ve known for decades that smoking is hazardous to the smoker, and the term ‘second-hand smoke’ soon followed as science discovered that you didn’t need to smoke to be…Read Article
DogCancer.TV: Mammary Tumors- What You Need to Know About Your Dog’s Cancer
Dr. Dressler and Dr. Ettinger discuss the detection, diagnosis, and the Full Spectrum Care Approach to the treatment of mammary tumors in dogsRead Article
Heterocyclic Amines in the News
I’m happy to report a news article highlighting one of the subjects, carcinogenic heterocyclic amines, discussed in the Guide. The Mercola article discussed a publication about finding this substance, PhIP, in dog fur (as an aside, not all dogs have fur, as some have hair, but that is a different story!). PhIP is in a…Read Article
Is There A Reason for All This Dog Cancer?
“Why did my dog get cancer? This is a tough question to answer, but I’d like to provide a bit of information about how I think about cancer to help answer this question. First, a bit about the disease itself, and what we know right now. Cancer cells look and behave like young body cells. …Read Article
DogCancer.TV: Feeding Carcinogenic Foods After You Dog has Cancer
In this video, Dr. Dressler and Dr. Ettinger discuss the importance of diet in treating dog cancer and the potential impact of carcinogenic foods on cancer cells.Read Article
For those coping with dog cancer, there is usually a very large amount of pain. First is the shock of the diagnosis, which is common. After this comes a flood of emotions of various kinds. For some it is confusion, trying to make sense of what it actually means to have a dog with cancer.…Read Article
Ginseng, a common Chinese herb, For Dog Cancer
Ginsing is a common herb used in eastern medicine, and is now being used for dogs by practitioners of Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine. There is good reason for this. Ginseng has some very definite effects that are real, and may help a dog with cancer. I’d be thinking mainly of using ginseng for mammary cancers…Read Article
DCA Not Advised At This Time for Dog Cancer
DCA, also called dichloroacetic acid or sodium dichloroacetate, is gaining popularity for dog cancer. It is now widely available. In the search for something better, Guardians are scouring the internet to get an edge on the disease. And this is understandable, as a dog cancer diagnosis with statistics can be very difficult to accept for…Read Article
What is safe? Thoughts of an oncologist and mom
After a pet Guardian finds out their dog has cancer, I am often asked, “What caused my dog’s cancer? Was it the water, the food, the food bowls, the shampoo, the cleaners I used around the house, the herbicides or pesticides used on my lawn?” While there is so little evidence directly linking chemicals and…Read Article
Latest on Dog Food and Cancer
Is there a link between dog food an cancer? Many feel the answer is yes, and there is evidence to support this link. Today’s post will look at some of the newest thinking on dog food and cancer. First of all, a dog’s wild diet is quite different from that of a modern, commercial diet. …Read Article
Calcium Tablets May Contain Carcinogenic Lead
Does calcium matter to a dog with cancer? How about carcinogenic lead? Many dog lovers are feeding their dog The Dog Cancer Diet in The Guide, with very good results. A dog with cancer has a unique metabolism that is totally different from a dog with no cancer. With this in mind, it is clear…Read Article
After Cancer: Do Carcinogens Matter?
According to the National Cancer Institute, carcinogens are any substance that causes cancer. It makes sense that we would want to protect healthy dogs from carcinogens. Since dog cancer is the number one cause of death, limiting a family pet’s carcinogen exposure is the right choice. But, what if your dog already has cancer? Does…Read Article
Dog Cancer and Carcinogens Near You
How did my dog get cancer? When faced with a dog cancer diagnosis, this question needs to be answered. Most have heard of carcinogens. For many, carcinogens are kind of “out there”, something that we have heard of and may have disregarded. For others, carcinogens are important. Especially if they are close to us. Do…Read Article
Dog Food: Is There A Cancer Risk?
Naturally, when we talk about the cause of cancer, diet is brought up. Many will immediately poo-poo the notion that what is eaten can have an impact on cancer development. It is amazing. Watch the condemnation without investigation. On the other hand, many feel there is a link, and there is evidence to support that…Read Article
Smoke Screens and Dog Cancer
Is medical science ignorant? This is quite a loaded question. When you are coping with a canine cancer diagnosis, it may feel at times like the answer is yes. Let’s take a closer look at the fog surrounding dog cancer causes and the dollar that keeps you in the dark. A spot-on word that is…Read Article