Episodes

Early Dog Cancer Warning Signs | Dr. David Vail #194

Dec. 5, 2022

Does your dog seem off? Trust your gut, says oncologist Dr. David Vail. Whether it’s cancer or something else, early detection improves outcomes.

Best Treatment for Early Oral Melanoma in Dogs | Dr. Brooke Britton #193

Nov. 21, 2022

Oral melanoma is an aggressive cancer, but catching it and starting treatment early can yield good results.

How Does PEMF Therapy Help Dogs with Cancer? | Dr. Erica Ancier #192

Nov. 14, 2022

PEMF therapy is safe, easy to use at home, provides relief for pain and inflammation, and may even have some anticancer effects.

Guest: Erica Ancier

Will Cutaneous Hemangiosarcoma Come Back? | Dr. Brooke Britton #191

Nov. 7, 2022

Do you know which dog skin cancer can be caused by the sun? Oncologist Brooke Britton explains cutaneous hemangiosarcoma.

Confused by Dog Cancer Diagnosis? Get a Second Opinion | Dr. David Vail #190

Oct. 31, 2022

You’re not the only one confused by dog cancer. A second opinion with an oncologist is the best way to get the latest treatment and diagnosis information.

Guest: David M. Vail

Medicinal Mushrooms for Dog Cancer Part 2 | Dr. Robert Silver #189

Oct. 24, 2022

What do birch trees and caterpillars have in common? Both can grow medicinal mushrooms that help dogs with cancer.

Medicinal Mushrooms for Dog Cancer Part 1 | Dr. Robert Silver #188

Oct. 17, 2022

When it comes to dog cancer, beta glucans put the magic in mushrooms. Learn how mushrooms are harvested for supplements and how they can help your dog.

Is Surgery an Option for Bladder Cancer? | Dr. Brooke Britton #187

Oct. 10, 2022

Barbara has been managing her dog’s bladder cancer with piroxicam, but a new vet says surgery might be an option.

What Is Futile Care in Veterinary Medicine? | Dr. Nathan Peterson #186

Oct. 3, 2022

Dog cancer treatment decisions are rarely easy. And they can be as hard on veterinarians as they are on owners.

How Petco Love Helps Dog Cancer Funding | Susanne Kogut #185

Sept. 26, 2022

Petco Love has invested $18 million in dog cancer funding, and continues to expand their offerings to help dogs.

Can Lipomas Hide Mast Cell Tumors in Dogs? | Dr. Brooke Britton #184

Sept. 19, 2022

Is that soft lump on your dog just a fatty tumor… or is it something more sinister? Caller Jenny brings attention to how malignant cancers can look harmless.

Dog Cancer True Tail: Dunbar | Dr. Katie Berlin & Tara Diehl #183

Sept. 12, 2022

Dunbar’s no cat, but he does seem to have nine lives. With the help of his loving owners and great veterinary team, he has been fighting cancer since 2019.

Update & Fall Preview Part 2 | Molly Jacobson #182

Aug. 29, 2022

Listen in for the dog cancer stories and information you can expect from us this fall!

A Blood Test for Dog Cancer? Meet OncoK9 | Dr. Andi Flory #181

Aug. 22, 2022

Thanks to a little dog named Poppy, we now have a blood test that can detect dog cancer before the dog experiences any symptoms.

Summer Break! Update & Fall Preview | Molly Jacobson #180

Aug. 15, 2022

We’re taking a couple weeks off this summer, but we still have plenty of dog cancer resources available 24/7.

Providing the Best Care for Senior Dogs | Dr. Mary Gardner #179

Aug. 8, 2022

Are the changes in your older dog part of aging, or are they signs of cancer? Dr. Mary Gardner weighs in on how to support senior and geriatric dogs.

All About Radiation for Dogs | Jenny Fisher #178

Aug. 1, 2022

What kills brain cancer cells, takes only 5-7 minutes, and provides pain relief from osteosarcoma? Radiation therapy.

Is a Week Too Long for Dog Breast Cancer Surgery? | Dr. Brooke Britton #177

July 25, 2022

A dog with mammary cancer has three problems: her tumor is very large, she has started chewing at the tumor, and her surgery isn’t for another week.

Pollution and Cancer in Dogs | Dr. Lauren Trepanier #176

July 18, 2022

When it comes to lymphoma and bladder cancer, environmental pollution plays a role in causing dog cancer.

Nationwide Dog Cancer Study and Breeds at Risk | Dr. Jules Benson #175

July 11, 2022

Nationwide is combing through their pet insurance claims to learn about cancer risk. Listen in for popular breeds with the highest risk – and lowest!

What Are Some Guidelines for Dog Cancer Detection? Q&A | Dr. Brooke Britton #174

July 4, 2022

Caller Janet wants to know what guidelines there are for catching dog cancer early.

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.