Aug. 7, 2020

Early Dog Cancer Prevention and Vaccine Trials | Dr. Demian Dressler Q&A

Early Dog Cancer Prevention and Vaccine Trials | Dr. Demian Dressler Q&A

Should I enroll my dog in the Vaccination Against Canine Cancer Study (VACCS)? What else can I do to prevent my dog from getting cancer? Dr. Dressler explores these questions in this Q&A show.


Should I enroll my dog in the Vaccination Against Canine Cancer Study (VACCS)? What else can I do to prevent my dog from getting cancer? 

We all love the idea of a cancer vaccine, even when it’s way too early to start celebrating. Dr. Demian Dressler discusses the hopes, fears, and realistic expectations of the VACCS dog cancer vaccine study. He also addresses other cancer preventative measures, including supplements and diet.

Dr. Dressler is the author of today’s presenting podcast sponsor,  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.

Links and Resources Mentioned in Today’s Show:

Here’s a link to the VACCS vaccine study, with a survey for enrollment https://studypages.com/s/vaccs-vaccination-against-canine-cancer-study-234565/

The supplement Dr. Dressler mentioned in the show is EverPup: https://everpup.com and Nutrocept

Please see the chapters on Cancer Causes in The Dog Cancer Survival Guide for more detailed information on spay/neuter timing, obesity, vaccinations, and other prevention ideas. Also see the Appendix D on page 472 for a list of action items. 

And here’s an article on DogCancerBlog.com about cancer prevention.

https://www.dogcancerblog.com/articles/cancer-prevention/prevent-cancer-in-dogs/

You can also read the following articles for more information:

Obesity: 

https://www.dogcancerblog.com/articles/full-spectrum-cancer-care/dog-cancer-diet/overweight-dogs-cancer/

https://www.dogcancerblog.com/articles/full-spectrum-cancer-care/dog-cancer-diet/is-there-a-link-between-overfeeding-and-cancer/

Spaying and Neutering timing:

https://www.dogcancerblog.com/articles/cancer-causes/spayneuter-and-the-association-with-cancer-in-dogs-part-one/

https://www.dogcancerblog.com/articles/cancer-causes/spayneuter-and-the-association-with-cancer-in-dogs-part-two/

https://www.dogcancerblog.com/articles/cancer-causes/spayneuter-and-the-association-with-cancer-in-dogs-part-three/

Vaccinations and titers:

https://www.dogcancerblog.com/articles/choosing-treatments/vaccination-and-dog-cancer/

https://www.dogcancerblog.com/articles/vaccinating-dogs-with-cancer/

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: https://www.dogcancerblog.com/meet-the-veterinarians-dr-dressler/  

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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