Episodes

Amelanotic Melanoma Dogs Vaccine │ Dr. Demian Dressler Q&A

June 16, 2020

If your dog has amelanotic melanoma, will Oncept, the melanoma vaccine, help?

The Clean Pet Food Revolution | Dr. Ernie Ward Deep Dive

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.

Fish Bad for Dogs with Cancer? │ Dr. Demian Dressler Q&A

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.

Prednisone for Dogs - Uses, Benefits, and Side Effects | Dr. Tammy Powell Deep Dive

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.

Side Effects of Prednisone in Dogs │ Dr. Demian Dressler Q&A

June 2, 2020

How long is too long, when it comes to prednisone use in our dogs? Debbie asks, and Dr. Dressler answers.

Medicine for Dogs in Pain | Dr. Demian Dressler 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.

End of Life for Dogs - How to Know When to Euthanize │ Dr. Demian Dressler Q&A

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.

Dog Won't Eat? What To Do | Dr. Sue Ettinger Deep Dive

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.

Tanovea for Dogs with Lymphoma │ Dr. Demian Dressler Q&A

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??

Chemotherapy for Dogs Demystified | Dr. Sue Ettinger Deep Dive

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.

Amputation of Dog Leg? Really?? │ Dr. Demian Dressler Q&A

May 12, 2020

Is amputating a dog’s leg REALLY necessary if they have a bone cancer diagnosis? Can they recover?

CBD Oil for Dogs│ Dr. Demian Dressler Deep Dive

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?

Vitamin C for Dogs with Cancer │ Dr. Nancy Reese Q&A

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.

Diet for a Dog with Cancer | Dr. Sue Ettinger Deep Dive

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.

What Age Is a Dog Too Old for Surgery? │ Dr. Nancy Reese Q&A

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.

COVID-19 & Dogs: What You Need to Know About Coronavirus │ Dr. Nancy Reese Deep Dive

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.

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia in Dogs │ Dr. Demian Dressler Q&A

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.

When Not to Treat Dog Cancer │ Dr. Demian Dressler Deep Dive

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.