Episodes

October 11, 2021

Artemisinin for Dogs with Cancer | Dr. Nancy Reese Deep Dive

Artemisinin started out as an anti-malarial drug, but it has some anti-cancer effects as well, especially for the vicious osteosarcoma.

October 04, 2021

Grain Free Diets and Dilated Cardiomyopathy | Dr. Nancy Reese, DVM, PhD and Dr. Kendra Pope, DVM, DACVIM Deep Dive

Pat called in with two questions: why didn’t her vet find her dogs’ cancers sooner, and does grain-free dog food cause heart disease?

September 27, 2021

How Type C for Comfort Treats Dog Cancer | Molly Jacobson Deep Dive

Type C dog lovers put Comfort first. You probably do not tolerate side effects and wants to keep your dog as comfortable and pain-free as possible.

September 27, 2021

How Type B for Balance Treats Dog Cancer | Molly Jacobson Deep Dive

As a Type B dog lover, you like to Balance all of your options to try to maximize your dog’s longevity while also minimizing side effects.

September 27, 2021

How Type A for Action Treats Dog Cancer | Molly Jacobson Deep Dive

Type A for Action dog lovers pursue whatever treatments are available, and aim for longevity. If that sounds like you, this episode can help solidify your plans.

September 27, 2021

The X Factor In Dog Cancer: Your Personality Type | Molly Jacobson Deep Dive

There is no “one right way” to treat dog cancer, and many factors affect treatment plans and strategies. That makes knowing who YOU are, and identifying YOUR priorities critical.

September 20, 2021

Tagamet and Benadryl for Dogs | Nancy Reese, DVM, MPVM, PhD Deep Dive

Do the over-the-counter medications Tagamet and Benadryl cure cancer in dogs, or just reduce its symptoms? Dr. Nancy Reese explains how these drugs work, and the role they can play in helping your dog fight cancer.

September 13, 2021

Supplements for Dogs with Cancer | Dr. Demian Dressler Deep Dive

Do a quick online search and you will see dozens of supplements supposed to be good for dogs with cancer. But are they? Dr. Dressler, author of The Dog Cancer Survival Guide, discusses the supplements worth considering and how they work.

August 30, 2021

Anal Tumor Surgery In Older Dogs │ Dr. Nancy Reese Q&A

John’s Jack Russell has an anal tumor, and it’s operable. But his girl is 13. Is she too old for surgery? Dr. Nancy outlines the factors to consider.

August 16, 2021

Is Colostrum Good for Dogs? │ Dr. Nancy Reese Q&A

Some folks think colostrum is a miracle substance. Does Dr. Nancy Reese agree? There are lots of reasons to use colostrum, and Dr. Nancy goes over them.

August 02, 2021

Cold Laser Therapy for Dogs: Does It Work? | Dr. Dressler Q&A

When do you use cold laser therapy for dog cancer? It depends upon the specifics of your dog’s tumor. Dr. Dressler explains.

July 19, 2021

Using Oncology, Acupuncture, Herbs & Nutrition to Fight Cancer | Dr. Kendra Pope Deep Dive

The future of cancer treatment might be integrative … but Dr. Kendra Pope uses oncology, acupuncture, herbs, and nutrition to fight dog cancer today.

July 05, 2021

Dog Mesothelioma Diagnosis | Dr. Dressler Q&A

Renee calls in about her dog’s mesothelioma. Why on earth did it take SO LONG for the veterinarians to figure out what it was??? Dr. Dressler answers, and gives some ideas for treatments for this rare cancer.

June 21, 2021

Morris Animal Foundation's Dog Cancer Research | Dr. Janet Patterson-Kane Deep Dive

Why is dog cancer so common? And why are Golden Retrievers more than twice as likely to get cancer as other dogs? Our guest, Dr. Janet Patterson-Kane, is digging for answers.

June 07, 2021

I’m Flat Broke ... And I Want to Save My Dog! │ Molly Jacobson Deep Dive

How do we cope when we can’t afford to treat our dog’s cancer? Molly Jacobson joins us to discuss financial help for dog cancer, as well as how to handle the guilt that comes with feeling so helpless.

May 31, 2021

Memorial Day Special: Sgt. Stubby, American War Hero | JT Doyle & Ann Bausum

Every dog is a hero, but some are War Heroes. Sgt. Stubby detected gas attacks and warn his buddies about incoming missiles during WWI. It’s a special Memorial Day episode, and a must-listen.

May 17, 2021

Super Aggressive Dog Prostate Cancer | Dr. Demian Dressler Q&A

Was Remyʻs late-in-life neuter responsible for his recent prostate cancer diagnosis? And can Besty use EverPup in the Dog Cancer Diet?

May 10, 2021

Clinical Trials for Dog Cancer | Dr. Trina Hazzah Deep Dive

Alecia updates us on her dog’s vaccine trial, and it sparks a Deep Dive discussion with Dr. Trina Hazzah. A must-listen if you are considering enrolling in a clinical trial!

May 03, 2021

Why Is My Dog Not Eating? | Dr. Trina Hazzah Deep Dive

Is your dog feeling sick, and that’s why he’s not eating? How can you tell? Integrative Oncologist Dr. Trina Hazzah explains what could be the cause of your dog’s appetite loss.

April 26, 2021

Dog Testicles Not Dropping Plus Spay/Neuter Advice | Dr. Trina Hazzah Q&A

Listener Kim calls in with a question about her two-year-old dog’s testicles. They haven’t dropped, and the vet can’t find them. Should she keep looking for dog testicles? Are dog testicles not dropping a cancer risk?

April 19, 2021

Hemangiosarcoma Dog Symptoms: What Happens in the Last Days | Dr. Trina Hazzah Q&A

Sharon’s done a lot for her dog with hemangiosarcoma. Now he is gagging. Is this the end? Dr. Trina Hazzah, integrative oncologist, makes her best recommendation.

April 12, 2021

Pancreatitis Dog Diet for Cancer │ Dr. Nancy Reese Q&A

The dog cancer diet recommended in The Dog Cancer Survival Guide is pretty high in fat. Can a dog with pancreatitis follow those guidelines? Dr. Nancy Reese advises caller Susan on how to modify the dog cancer diet for her dog with pancreatitis.

April 05, 2021

Melatonin for Cancer from Lifestyle and Supplements | Dr. Demian Dressler Deep Dive

Melatonin is a powerful hormone generated while dogs sleep, in complete darkness. Low levels are associated with cancer. So how do we boost melatonin for cancer?

March 29, 2021

Dog Bone Cancer – Symptoms & Amputation & Treatments | Dr. Demian Dressler Q&A

A reader asks why his veterinarian didn’t wait for a biopsy before suggesting amputation for his dog’s cancer. Dr. Demian Dressler explains why that probably was. The discussion that ensues covers a wide range of topics relat...