Sept. 25, 2020
Brain tumors in dogs are not very common. While your dog is less likely to be diagnosed with a brain tumor, early diagnosis can still be challenge because the symptoms present like a seizure disorder. For some dog owner’s it…
Sept. 25, 2020
When chemotherapy or traditional surgery is not suitable to treat a specific kind of cancer, what techniques do veterinarians turn to? In this episode, Dr. Demian Dressler discusses nasal cavity cancer in dogs. To find out m…
Sept. 25, 2020
In this episode of Dog Cancer Answers, Dr. Dressler covers some of the common types of oral cancers in dogs. He explains that some of these tumors are caused by malignancies, while others may be benign. The management, treat…
Sept. 24, 2020
Transitional Cell Carcinoma (TCC) is one of the most underdiagnosed cancer in dogs. This is because the tumor will often develop in the bladder lining or other small areas of the urinary tract, which results in symptoms of p…
Sept. 22, 2020
What is hemangiosarcoma and what are the warning signs that your dog may have it? Is there treatment for hemangiosarcoma? Can I give my dog supplements to help with this cancer? For advice and answers to these common dog par…
Sept. 21, 2020
What is osteosarcoma? What does micrometastasis mean? Can dogs live happy lives on three legs? Is your dog in terrible pain? If these are some of the questions that you are wondering after hearing your dog’s osteosarcoma dia…
Sept. 18, 2020
Your vet wants to spay your girl – should you do it? At what age? Should you spay your adult dog who has already developed breast cancer? In this short but informative episode, Dr. Dressler covers these questions are more.
Sept. 18, 2020
Mast cell tumors (MCT) are the most common type of cancer seen in dogs. So, why do so many dogs get them? Is there something that we are doing as dog parents that are predisposing our dogs to growing these types of tumors? W…
Sept. 14, 2020
What happens when you can’t just cut out the cancer? Dr. Demian Dressler talks about lymphosarcoma and why we should replace the phrase “life expectancy” with “gained life expectancy.”
Sept. 7, 2020
Like most vets, Dr. Janet Roark didn’t have any faith in essential oils. Her doubts were nursed by the number of shady products on the market. But when a good essential oil rapidly cured her debilitating headache, her curios…
Sept. 4, 2020
This series is geared for dog lovers who recently received a dog cancer diagnosis. Each episode focuses on a specific canine cancer. It provides information about the cancer and typical treatment options for that particular …
Aug. 28, 2020
When it comes to our dog’s health, you are not alone if you check for symptoms on the internet. A simple online search can provide a wealth of information. But as we all know, there are always risks. In this episode, Dr. Ave…
Aug. 21, 2020
When the vet recommended amputation for their dog, Rene and Jim were terrified. Little did they know that this diagnosis would help them do a 180 and start living life to the fullest again. As it turns out, three legged do…
Aug. 14, 2020
My dog has gone through amputation surgery to remove a leg. What happens next? Can mobility therapy help my dog have a good quality of life as a Tripawd?
Aug. 7, 2020
Should I enroll my dog in the Vaccination Against Canine Cancer Study (VACCS)? What else can I do to prevent my dog from getting cancer? Dr. Dressler explores these questions in this Q&A show.
July 31, 2020
Dog cancer treatments often seem frighteningly invasive. That’s partly why Dr. Tori Countner believes in a holistic approach and treatments to help alleviate your dog’s anxiety and pain. She works alongside standard Western …
July 24, 2020
Do cannabis and CBD have benefits for dog cancer? Why doesn’t my vet recommend products? How do I know which are worth my money?
July 17, 2020
“You cannot treat your own dog’s cancer,” said the veterinary oncologist. “You’re looking at months,” she said. Lauren respectfully disagreed. Over the next year she gathered her veterinary care team and treated Sage’s squam…
July 7, 2020
Jen’s dog Devin hasn’t eaten in days, and keeps sniffing his food and then walking away. What is going on? Should she worry? Dr. Demian Dressler answers.
June 30, 2020
Phyllis is giving her dog a bunch of supplements for cancer and wonders – which ones are worth keeping, and which ones should go? Dr. Demian Dressler has three strategies for how to make the decision.
June 26, 2020
Think veterinary oncologists are just about chemo, radiation, and surgery? Well, Dr. Lori Cesario is about those and much more. This is a fascinating glimpse into the mind of an oncologist who treats the “whole dog.”
June 23, 2020
How do we know when to say goodbye to our pets? And how do we say goodbye? Dr. Demian Dressler thinks we need rituals around our dog’s end of life, too.
June 19, 2020
Are veterinarians “just in it for the money” or are they bleeding heart softies? Or are they just human, like all of us? The way you answer this question will impact your dog’s vet care.