Episodes

June 05, 2020

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

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.

June 02, 2020

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

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

May 29, 2020

Medicine for Dogs in Pain | Dr. Demian Dressler Deep Dive

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

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

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

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

“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

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

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

Chemotherapy for Dogs Demystified | Dr. Sue Ettinger Deep Dive

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 12, 2020

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

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

May 08, 2020

CBD Oil for Dogs│ Dr. Demian Dressler Deep Dive

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 05, 2020

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

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 01, 2020

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

April 14, 2020

HER2/neu Osteosarcoma Immunotherapy │ Dr. Sue Ettinger Q&A

Is there a new immunotherapy for dogs with osteosarcoma? Can you get your dog into clinical trials, or is it commercially available?

April 06, 2020

Keto Diet for Dogs with Cancer │ Dr. Demian Dressler Deep Dive

Is a keto diet for dogs with cancer important, and … what is it, exactly? Is it a raw diet, or something more? Dr. Dressler’s Deep Dive helps explain.

April 06, 2020

What to Feed a Dog with Cancer │ Dr. Demian Dressler Q&A

What to feed a dog with cancer? Vets and oncologists often give little or conflicting advice. Find out the most important factor when it comes to a dog cancer diet in this Q&A episode with Dr. Demian Dressler.