Episodes

Panacur for Cancer in Dogs │ Dr. Nancy Reese Q&A

Feb. 22, 2021

It sounds crazy to use Panacur for cancer in dogs. Doesn’t it? It’s a dewormer! It doesn’t cure cancer … does it? Or wait, does it make cancers grow bigger? #dogcancerconfusion! Time to ask Dr. Nancy Reese to do some researc…

Cannabis in Veterinary Medicine: A Critical Review | Dr. Trina Hazzah Deep Dive

Feb. 15, 2021

There are thousands of published scientific articles about cannabis and its constituents. There are 50 states with 50 different sets of law about its legality. It’s still banned on the federal level. Yet, dog lovers are usin…

What Are the Symptoms of Dog Cancer? │ Dr. Demian Dressler Q&A

Feb. 8, 2021

In a quick but very helpful lesson, Dr. Demian Dressler discusses some of the common signs and symptoms that he sees in dogs that have cancer. Beginning with the tip of your dog's nose to the ends of their toes and every one…

What is FidoCure? | Ben Lewis Deep Dive

Feb. 2, 2021

Targeted therapy works by directly inhibiting the growth and replication of the cancer cells in certain types of tumors, and because of its targeted action it has shown high rates of tumor responsiveness in people. So, what …

Rare Plasmacytomas in Dogs │ Dr. Nancy Reese Q&A

Jan. 25, 2021

In this week’s episode of Dog Cancer Answers, Dr. Nancy Reese discusses plasmacytoma tumors.

Introducing Dog Edition

Jan. 19, 2021

With interviews from historians, a marketing expert, and dog lovers, this episode will have you taking another loop around the block to hear it all! So, leash up your pup and join the pack at Dog Edition.

How to Find a Great Veterinarian | Dr. Judy Morgan Deep Dive

Jan. 11, 2021

Dr. Judy Morgan discusses how pet parents can build stronger relationships with their dog’s medical care team, how to find a great vet if you need one, how to communicate your needs as a client, and everything else that goes…

A Decade of Dog Cancer Answers │ Rewind with Dr. Demian Dressler

Jan. 4, 2021

This week we are celebrating a decade (10 years) of Dog Cancer Answers. To ring in this milestone, we are revisiting the episode that started it all in 2011.

Managing Rectal Tumors in Dogs │ Rewind with Dr. Demian Dressler and Dr. Sue Ettinger

Dec. 28, 2020

Has your dog been diagnosed with a perianal or an anal sac tumor? Has it left you feeling overwhelmed with unanswered questions? If this sounds like you, you’re in luck because this week’s episode features Dr. Demian Dressle…

Is Amputation the Best Option for My Dog? │ Dr. Nancy Reese Q&A

Dec. 21, 2020

This week’s episode of Dog Cancer Answers features returning guest, Dr. Nancy Reese. Dr. Nancy addresses a listener line question about amputation for a dog with a non-metastatic synovial cell sarcoma. She gives listeners a …

Herbal Treatment for Bleeding Tumors in Dogs │ Dr. Demian Dressler Q&A

Dec. 14, 2020

Do you have a dog with a bleeding mass, such as a hemangiosarcoma tumor? This week we interviewed world renowned veterinarian and author of The Dog Cancer Survival Guide, Dr. Demian Dressler. Dr. Dressler shares his expertis…

How to Cope and Prepare for Your Dog’s Death | Wendy Van de Poll Deep Dive

Dec. 7, 2020

No one wants their dog to lose their cancer battle, but the truth is that cancer can be unpredictable in its response rate to treatment and in survivorship. Which is why we interviewed this week’s special guest, Wendy Van de…

Flea and Tick Prevention: Factors to Consider When Choosing a Product │ Dr. Nancy Reese Q&A

Nov. 30, 2020

I think we can all agree that fleas and ticks are a problem. Especially considering the risk factors of the types of diseases that ticks can carry, as well as the risks of anemia associated with an infestation of fleas. This…

Foods That Help Fight and Prevent Cancer in Dogs │ Dr. Judy Morgan Deep Dive

Nov. 23, 2020

Holistic veterinarian, Dr. Judy Morgan, joined us this week to talk about making balanced and nutritious homecooked meals that are easily digestible, taste delicious and are enticing to your dog. Best of all, she explains ho…

Can Dogs Eat Garlic? │ Dr. Demian Dressler Q&A

Nov. 16, 2020

With so many mixed signals about the benefits of giving fresh garlic to dogs with cancer, it’s no secret that this topic has become such a controversial one. To clear up some of the controversy, we brought in lead author of …

Could a Vaccine Prevent Dog Cancer? │ Dr. Nancy Reese Q&A

Nov. 9, 2020

Have you ever wondered why you can take your dog to the vet to get vaccines to help protect them from diseases like parvo, rabies, and kennel cough? Yet, there hasn’t been a vaccine developed that would help protect them fro…

Fight Cancer & Disease Through the Gut – Nutrition, Fleas and More | Dr. Nick Thompson Deep Dive

Nov. 2, 2020

Holistic Veterinarian, Dr. Nick Thompson discusses a wide range of topics in this week’s episode of Dog Cancer Answers. Educating our listeners on everything from the microbiome, the science behind epigenetics and cancer gen…

Is Peanut Butter Bad for Dogs? │ Dr. Demian Dressler Deep Dive

Oct. 26, 2020

Dogs love the taste and smell of peanut butter (PB), but the real question is, should we be giving it to them? In this quick but informative episode, Dr. Dressler gives his advice on if peanut butter is good or bad for dogs,…

Cannabis to Help Dogs with Cancer – A Veterinary Oncologist Perspective | Dr. Trina Hazzah Deep Dive

Oct. 19, 2020

When fifteen-year-old Trina Hazzah got a part-time job cleaning animal cages, she had no idea she would become a veterinary oncologist, much less co-found the Veterinary Cannabis Society. Two advanced degrees, a journey thro…

Traditional and Classic Chinese Medicine for Dog Cancer | Dr. Cynthia Lankenau Deep Dive

Oct. 12, 2020

An old-school vet with an exclusively holistic practice, Dr. Cynthia Lankenau rolls with the punches. She will tell you that Traditional Chinese Medicine is only the tip of an older, more impressive iceberg called Classical…

Treating Dog Cancer Naturally – Why I made the Switch to Becoming a Holistic Veterinarian | Dr. Katie Woodley Deep Dive

Oct. 5, 2020

For many of us, our dog’s cancer diagnosis can be scary, frustrating, and it can leave us feeling a little helpless. Especially, if your traditional veterinarian does not give you any options or is skeptical about the effect…

My Dog Has Cancer: What Do I Need to Know? │ Molly Jacobson Deep Dive

Sept. 28, 2020

How do you keep breathing? And should you get an oncologist on board? And how do I cope with my guilt? Members of the Facebook group Dog Cancer Support offer their hard-won wisdom.

Exam Room Series: Melanoma │ Dr. Demian Dressler

Sept. 25, 2020

Melanomas in dogs are very common, but not all melanomas are the same. So, when should you be worried about finding a melanoma tumor on your dog? Dr. Dressler answers these questions and discusses the most common locations t…

Exam Room Series: Perianal and Anal Sac Tumors │ Dr. Demian Dressler

Sept. 25, 2020

In this episode, Dr. Dressler joins us to discuss the causes of perianal and anal sac tumors. Learn what causes this cancer, what increases your dog's risk for a malignant tumor, and how regular check-ups could help find the…