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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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Pet Insurance for Dogs with Cancer

Pet insurance for dogs didn’t used to cover cancer costs … but that has changed. Woo hoo!

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Is My Dog Still Happy?

When your dog has cancer, one of the biggest questions weighing down your mind might be, ‘is my dog still happy?’ When we humans have cancer, we’re not happy … so of course, we wonder if our dogs are happy when they get sick. Here’s what we think at this point in the field of…

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Your Dog Cancer Journal

Keeping a dog cancer journal — even a simple one — can help you and your dog tremendously. It doesn’t have to be fancy or take a long time. If you’ve got a pen, you’re all set.

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Memories of Paws: My Dog with Cancer

My dog, Paws, was a Pembroke Welsh Corgi I adopted when I was only twelve years old, and she was only eight weeks old. She was my first dog, and I still remember holding her in my lap on the car ride home, beyond excited to have her in my family. We literally did everything…

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Bone Broth: A Healthy Addition to Your Dog’s Diet

Bone broth is hearty, satisfying, and nourishing. And best of all — dogs love it.

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Nobel Prize Winning Research, Once Again, Can Help Your Dog

How does your dog’s internal clock help with dog cancer? 2017’s Nobel Prize can point in an interesting direction. (Hint: Dr. D’s been talking about this for years!)

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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.

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Luteolin, Apoptosis, and Cancer: New Research That Can Help Your Dog with Cancer

Luteolin is an important and key ingredient in Dr. Dressler’s nutraceutical, Apocaps. One of the main reasons he included this rather exotic (and hard-to-find) dietary apoptogen is because of its ability to stimulate a process called apoptosis, a necessary process of cell death in the body. Apoptosis: Natural Cell Suicide Apoptosis is a means for…

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Supplements for Dogs with Cancer

We once heard Dr. Demian Dressler, veterinarian and author of The Dog Cancer Survival Guide, tell “Ask Dr. Dressler” webinar members something very interesting… “Nature has already invented the wheel – it’s just our job to find it.” Dr. Dressler credited Albert Einstein with the original insight. Dr. Einstein once said: “Look deep into nature,…

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Using the Full Spectrum Approach: Alternative and Complementary Therapies for Dogs with Cancer

When my dog was first diagnosed with cancer I spent time every day looking for help for him.  It’s what we do.  My vet was wonderful, and together we worked out a great conventional treatment plan.  But I wanted more. I wanted everything that had any chance of helping. Sound familiar? In addition to terrific…

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Better Life Quality: Play with Your Dog with Cancer

How important is it to play with your dog with cancer? Very!

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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!

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Facing Dog Cancer? This Is Your First Priority

When we first read The Dog Cancer Survival Guide, we were astonished to find out what our number one priority should be when it comes to helping our dogs with cancer. According to author Dr. Demian Dressler, our priority has nothing to do with our dog’s illness. “Right out of veterinary school, I would have…

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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…

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“Alternative” Strategies That May Help Dogs with Cancer

Some conventional vets find Chapter Fifteen in The Dog Cancer Survival Guide one of the most controversial sections of the book. It’s where Dr. Demian Dressler talks about his fifth step in Full Spectrum cancer care: brain chemistry modification. Dr. Dressler has found that it’s really important to boost your dog’s mood in order to…

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Why Your Personality Is So Important to Your Dog with Cancer

Dr. Dressler, author of the best-selling book The Dog Cancer Survival Guide, points out that every dog owner has different approaches, values, and ideas when it comes to treating their dog’s cancer. As in every other area of life, choosing cancer treatments is not a one-size-fits-all situation. That said, most dog owners do fit into…

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How Important Are All Those Expensive Diagnostic Dog Cancer Tests?

You could easily spend over $1,000 just to diagnose your dog’s cancer. Are any of those tests worth it? Which ones?

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Is My Dog Too Old For Cancer Treatments?

Age is not a disease, but when your dog is diagnosed with cancer, it can be confusing to know if your dog too old for cancer treatments. Dr. Dressler explains…

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How to Help Your Dog with Cancer When He Won’t Eat

When your cancer dog won’t eat, it’s really frightening. It makes you think they’re close to the end, right? Don’t panic – try these things to help.

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DogCancer.TV: Amputation for Dogs with Osteosarcoma Cancer

Dr. Ettinger and Dr. Dressler, co-authors of The Dog Cancer Survival Guide, weigh in on amputation as a surgical treatment for dogs with osteosarcoma.

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DogCancer.TV: Lymphoma- What You Need to Know About Your Dog’s Cancer

Dr. Dressler and D. Ettinger discuss the detection, diagnosis, and the Full Spectrum Care Approach to the treatment of lymphoma in dogs

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DogCancer.TV: Which Dog Cancers are Best Treated with Chemotherapy

Dr. Ettinger and Dr. Dressler, co-authors of The Dog Cancer Survival Guide, have an in-depth discussion on the utilization of chemotherapy treatments for dog cancers.

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DogCancer.TV: Meet the Veterinarians, Dr. Dressler and Dr. Ettinger

Dr. Dressler and Dr. Ettinger talk about their backgrounds and why they decided to “write the book” on dog cancer.

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DogCancer.TV: Mast Cell Tumors- What You Need to Know About Your Dog’s Cancer

Dr. Ettinger and Dr. Dressler talk about the detection, diagnosis, and the Full Spectrum Care Approach to treatment of mast cell tumors in dogs.

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DogCancer.TV: How to know when it’s time to say Good Bye

Dr. Dressler and Dr. Ettinger discuss life quality with dog cancer and the process of how to decide when it is time to say goodbye to your beloved pet.

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DogCancer.TV: Osteosarcoma – What You Need to Know About Your Dog’s Bone Cancer

Dr. Dressler and Dr. Ettinger discuss the detection, diagnosis, and the Full Spectrum Care Approach to treatment of osteosarcoma in dogs

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DogCancer.TV: Dog Cancer Diagnosis Not An Immediate Death Sentence

Dr. Dressler and Dr. Ettinger discuss how anticipatory grief may affect you and your decisions and how to be proactive when dealing with a dog cancer diagnosis.

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DogCancer.TV: Should You See an Oncologist for Your Dog’s Cancer

Dr. Ettinger and Dr. Dressler discuss the decision as to when and why a veterinary oncologist should be seen and how to find a veterinary oncologist.

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DogCancer.TV: Hemangiosarcoma- 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 hemangiosarcoma in dogs.

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DogCancer.TV: Dog Cancer Diet What to Feed a Dog with Cancer

Dr. Dressler and Dr. Ettinger discuss the importance of diet in the management of dog cancer and the impact diet may have on your dog’s life quality.

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