June 12, 2020
Is a high-protein, low-carb, high-fiber diet for dog cancer meat-based? Dr. Ernie Ward says it doesn’t have to be – and maybe shouldn’t be.
June 9, 2020
Severe food allergies make it hard for this little poodle to keep any food down. Dorothy wants to know – what happens if the wild-caught salmon no longer sits well with her dog? Also, is it safe to give so much fish over the long term? Dr. Dressler answers.
June 5, 2020
Prednisone for dogs: miracle drug, or side effect nightmare? It’s used for dozens of problems, including several cancers. And there’s a lot to know to use it wisely and well. Let’s do a Deep Dive.
May 29, 2020
Is your dog in pain, even though she’s not crying? Maybe! Is she anxious? Probably! Can you treat one without the other? Let’s find out. Dr. Dressler brings us up to date on pain management for dogs.
May 28, 2020
Should I euthanize my dog, or let her die on her own terms? Such a simple question. But the answer is anything but. Dr. Demian Dressler gives us much-needed food for thought.
May 22, 2020
“My dog won’t eat” is one of the worst things a dog lover can say. It makes us feel desperate, like our dogs are dying in front of us. Even oncologists feel that way, it turns out, when it’s their own dogs. Dr. Sue Ettinger offers medical AND non-medical tips to help your dog start eating again.
May 18, 2020
Would Tanovea have given Effie more time if it had been around in 2015? Is Tanovea good for dogs with lymphoma? Oh, and, one more question, one we ALL want to know the answer to: did I cause my dog’s cancer??
May 15, 2020
How often does a dog really need chemo? Is there flexibility? What if I don’t have time? What if my dog hates the vet? Will my budget be taken into account? What are the side effects? Dr. Sue Ettinger, veterinary medical oncologist, answers your most burning questions.
May 8, 2020
There is evidence that CBD has anti-cancer effects, anti-inflammatory effects, anti-anxiety effects, anti-seizure effects, and even anti-glaucoma effects. So why aren’t more vets recommending it?
May 5, 2020
Does vitamin C given by IV help dogs with cancer, or is that just a myth, like some folks insist? Dr. Nancy Reese, veterinarian and epidemiologist, looks at the research.
May 1, 2020
Is there a perfect diet for a dog with cancer? Does diet even matter when it comes to cancer? Dr. Sue Ettinger, veterinary oncologist and co-author of The Dog Cancer Survival Guide, weighs in.
April 28, 2020
Are we right to assume that older dogs shouldn’t go through surgery? Is it ever right to put them under? Dr. Nancy Reese has an answer for Louise’s question about her senior Maltese.
April 24, 2020
Are our dogs in danger from the coronavirus that causes COVID-19? Are we in danger from our dogs?? Dr. Nancy Reese, veterinarian and epidemiologist, sets us straight.
April 21, 2020
What is Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, and how should we handle it in our dogs? Dr. Dressler tackles this question from Delisa in Alabama.
April 17, 2020
Is it OK to not treat dog cancer? Dr. Dressler mounts a defense of guardians who have to make painful decisions about their dog cancer treatments.