Episodes

The Role of Vet Techs in Oncology | Jenny Fisher #173

June 27, 2022

Not sure what a vet tech does at the oncologist office? Listen in for the scoop, plus the story of a patient who changed one tech’s life.

The Darwin's Ark Cancer Project: How You Can Help | Dr. Michelle White #172

June 20, 2022

The Darwin’s Ark Cancer Project is a free, easy way that all of us can contribute to dog cancer research for better prevention, detection, and treatment.

AKC Canine Health Foundation Funds Dog Cancer Research | Dr. Jennifer MacLeay #171

June 13, 2022

The AKC Canine Health Foundation provides funding for a LOT of dog cancer research! Learn how this organization benefits our beloved dogs.

A Vaccine to Prevent Dog Cancer?! VACCS Trial Brings Hope | Dr. Jenna Burton #170

June 6, 2022

Scientists have developed a vaccine to prevent dog cancer, and it is being tested out right now in Colorado, Wisconsin, and California.

ELIAS Cancer Immunotherapy for Dogs | Tammie Wahaus

May 30, 2022

Bone cancer is a brutal disease, but ELIAS Animal Health has an immunotherapy protocol that is making headway.

Dog Cancer Vocab: Staging and Grading | Dr. Brooke Britton

May 23, 2022

Confused about dog cancer staging and grading, and not sure if the tests are worth the cost? Oncologist Brooke Britton explains the ins and outs.

Dog Euthanasia, Hospice, and Lap of Love | Dr. Dani McVety

May 16, 2022

Until recently, most vets didn’t get any classes on euthanasia in vet school. Learn about the growing focus on hospice and end-of-life care for dogs.

Dog Cancer Vocab: Mitotic Index | Dr. Brooke Britton

May 9, 2022

Oncologist Brooke Britton breaks down what mitotic index means for your dog with cancer, and when having this number can be helpful.

Nutritionist Lindsey Bullen on Diet and Dog Cancer | Dr. Lindsey Bullen

May 2, 2022

Board-certified veterinary nutritionist Lindsey Bullen weighs in on all things dog nutrition, from general rules to follow to customized diets.

Integrative Medicine: One Veterinarian’s Destiny | Dr. Mitsie Vargas

April 25, 2022

Dr. Vargas shares her fascinating backstory and how she integrates both traditional cancer treatments and alternative therapies to help her patients.

Bone Marrow Transplants for Dogs | Dr. Steven Suter

April 18, 2022

Can lymphoma really be cured? This intense treatment is not the right fit for every dog, but can have a happy ending.

Tanovea: The First FDA-Approved Dog Lymphoma Treatment | Dr. Douglas Thamm

April 11, 2022

Born in a human drug research company, Tanovea (rabacfosadine) is now making history treating lymphoma in dogs.

SearchLight DNA Can Find Your Dog's Cancer Genotype | Dr. Esther Chon

April 4, 2022

Mutations in your dog’s cancer genotype can point to treatments that will be more effective. Dr. Chon explains how SearchLight DNA works.

Pet Cancer Care Consulting: Dog Cancer Care Online | Dr. Rachel Venable

March 28, 2022

Getting to an oncologist can be difficult. Now, you can consult with a veterinary oncologist online from the comfort of your regular vet’s office.

Poop for the Cure: Your Dog’s Gut Bacteria and Cancer | Dr. Stephanie Culler

March 21, 2022

Can your dog’s poop help diagnose and treat cancer? It turns out the answer is yes.

Vitamin E for Dog Cancer: Can I Give It During Chemo? | Dr. Nancy Reese Q&A

March 14, 2022

Is it okay to give your dog vitamin E during chemotherapy, or will it make the chemo not work? Dr. Nancy Reese explains.

Dog Cancer Cost: Economics of Dog Cancer | Dr. Megan Duffy Deep Dive

March 7, 2022

Cancer treatment and diagnosis is expensive… but why? And are there things you can do to help your dog on a budget?

Can I Prevent Dog Cancer With Diet? | Dr. Nancy Reese Q&A

Feb. 28, 2022

Is there something that you can feed your puppy to prevent him from getting cancer in his life? Dr. Nancy Reese weighs in.

Choosing the Right Clinical Trial for Your Dog | Dr. Craig Clifford Deep Dive

Feb. 21, 2022

Worried about paying for dog cancer treatment? Want access to the newest options? A clinical trial might be the right fit for you and your dog.

What Natural Cancer Treatment for Dogs Can I Use? | Dr. Nancy Reese Q&A

Feb. 14, 2022

Listener Bonnie calls in to see if there are natural alternatives for her dog Bam Bam’s cancer medications.

What to Bring to Your First Oncology Appointment | Dr. Megan Duffy

Feb. 7, 2022

Your dog is going to see an oncologist. Learn how to prepare for the appointment so that you can get the most out of it.

What To Do With Leftover Dog Medications | Dr. Nancy Reese Deep Dive

Jan. 31, 2022

If you have leftover dog medications, don’t flush them! Look for a local drug takeback program instead.

Stage 3 Melanoma in Dogs: What Can We Do Next? | Dr. Nancy Reese Q&A

Jan. 24, 2022

Caller Shirley’s dog has Stage 3 oral melanoma and she is trying to find their next treatment option.

FETCH a Cure: Financial Help for Dog Cancer | Joanne Silverman Deep Dive

Jan. 17, 2022

FETCH a Cure is a unique organization that provides education and funding for dogs with cancer, and even brought veterinary radiation to Richmond, VA.