Episodes

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

Sept. 27, 2021

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.

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

Sept. 27, 2021

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.

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

Sept. 20, 2021

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.

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

Sept. 13, 2021

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 h…

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

Aug. 30, 2021

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.

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

Aug. 16, 2021

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.

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

Aug. 2, 2021

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

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

July 19, 2021

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

Dog Mesothelioma Diagnosis | Dr. Dressler Q&A

July 5, 2021

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.

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

June 21, 2021

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.

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

June 7, 2021

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.

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

May 31, 2021

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.

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

May 17, 2021

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

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

May 10, 2021

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!

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

May 3, 2021

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.

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

April 26, 2021

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?

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

April 19, 2021

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.

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

April 12, 2021

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 d…

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

April 5, 2021

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?

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

March 29, 2021

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 rela…

Dog Euthanasia: What Happens │ Dr. Nancy Reese Q&A

March 22, 2021

Nessa was surprised by how quickly her dog passed during euthanasia. She felt unprepared and sad that she didn’t get more time to hold her and say goodbye. Nessa is very kind, so she left a message on our listener line. Her …

Signs Your Dog Is in Pain | Dr. Demian Dressler Deep Dive

March 15, 2021

If your dog is in pain, they yelp. Right? Wrong! Most often they just don’t “talk” about their pain. So how do we know if our best friend is OK? Dr. Demian Dressler joins us to discuss the many signs of pain. Some are subtle…

Apoquel for Dogs and Cancer │ Dr. Nancy Reese Q&A

March 8, 2021

People giving Apoquel for dog allergies often marvel at how effective it is at stopping the itch. But what about Apoquel side effects – and can Apoquel cause cancer? Dr. Nancy Reese weighs in.

Signs a Dog is Dying: A Vet Reveals What Your Dog May Be Experiencing | Dr. Demian Dressler Q&A

March 1, 2021

If your dog is lethargic, or vomiting, or seems to be visibly sick, you may see those as warning signs your dog is dying. But there are two more subtle signs you might miss. Dr. Dressler reveals the things he watches for.