Nov. 16, 2020

Can Dogs Eat Garlic? │ Dr. Demian Dressler Q&A

Can Dogs Eat Garlic? │ Dr. Demian Dressler Q&A

With so many mixed signals about the benefits of giving fresh garlic to dogs with cancer, it’s no secret that this topic has become such a controversial one. To clear up some of the controversy, we brought in lead author of The Dog Cancer Survival Guide, Dr. Demian Dressler. He advises listeners on why he recommends it in his book and as part of the Dog Cancer Diet.

Some of the topics that you will hear in this week’s show are the therapeutic benefits garlic has on cancer cells, the effect of garlic on inflammation in the body, the precautions that pet owners should take before starting their dogs on garlic, as well as Dr. Dressler’s recommended guidelines for giving your dog garlic based on their body weight. 

Links Mentioned in Today’s Show:

The Dog Cancer Survival Guide: Full Spectrum Treatments to Optimize Your Dog’s Life Quality and Longevity by Dr. Demian Dressler and Dr. Susan Ettinger. by Amber Drake, EdD (ABD), Med, BSc, C.L.A.S.S Certified

Related Links: Excerpt from the Dog Cancer Survival Guide: Full Spectrum Treatments to Optimize your Dog’s Life Quality and Longevity. by Susan Harper, AHC, DAH, MHAO, Animal Health Consultant

You can reach out to Dr. Demian Dressler directly on his veterinary hospital’s website:    

To join the private Facebook group for readers of Dr. Dressler’s book “The Dog Cancer Survival Guide,” go to   

About Today’s Guest, Dr. Demian Dressler: 

Dr. Demian Dressler, DVM is internationally recognized as “the dog cancer vet” because of his innovations in the field of dog cancer management. A dynamic educator and speaker, Dr. Dressler is the author of the best-selling animal health book The Dog Cancer Survival Guide: Full Spectrum Treatments to Optimize Your Dog’s Life Quality and Longevity.   

Dr. Dressler is the owner of the accredited practice South Shore Veterinary Care, a full-service veterinary hospital in Maui, Hawaii, Dr. Dressler studied Animal Physiology and received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of California at Davis before earning his Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from Cornell University.   

"Your dog does NOT have an expiration date, and there are things ALL cancers have in common that you can help fight. Imagine looking back at this time five years from now and not having a single regret."  - Dr. D   

You can find hundreds of articles Dr. D wrote about dog cancer on his immensely popular website:  

Dog Cancer Answers is a Maui Media production in association with Dog Podcast Network

This episode is sponsored by the best-selling animal health book The Dog Cancer Survival Guide: Full Spectrum Treatments to Optimize Your Dog’s Life Quality and Longevity by Dr. Demian Dressler and Dr. Susan Ettinger. Available everywhere fine books are sold. 

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