Episodes

Exam Room Series: Brain Tumors │ Dr. Demian Dressler

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…

Exam Room Series: Nasal Cavity Cancers │ Dr. Demian Dressler

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…

Exam Room Series: Oral Cancers │ Dr. Demian Dressler

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…

Exam Room Series: Transitional Cell Carcinoma │ Dr. Demian Dressler

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…

Exam Room Series: Hemangiosarcoma │ Dr. Demian Dressler

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…

Exam Room Series: Osteosarcoma │ Dr. Demian Dressler

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…

Exam Room Series: Mammary Gland Cancer │ Dr. Demian Dressler

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.

Exam Room Series: Mast Cell Tumors │ Dr. Demian Dressler

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…

Exam Room Series: Lymphoma │ Dr. Demian Dressler

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.”

Essential Oils For Dogs: Safety, Uses & How To Find Reputable Brands | Dr. Janet Roark Deep Dive

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…

Exam Room Series: Introduction

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 …

Checking Your Dog’s Symptoms on the Internet? Here’s What You Need to Know │ Dr. Alex Avery Deep Dive

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…

Tripawds: Life With A Three-Legged Dog | Rene Agredano and Jim Nelson Deep Dive

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…

Therapy After Leg Amputation for Dog | Dr. Erica Ancier Deep Dive

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?

Early Dog Cancer Prevention and Vaccine Trials | Dr. Demian Dressler Q&A

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.

Dog Acupuncture | Dr. Tori Countner Deep Dive

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 …

Cannabis for Dogs with Cancer | Dr. Gary Richter Deep Dive

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?

Leading My Dog’s Cancer Treatment Team │ Lauren Ebbecke True Tail

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…

Dog Not Eating? When to Worry │ Dr. Demian Dressler Q&A

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.

Dog Cancer Supplements and Dog Cancer Remission │ Dr. Demian Dressler Q&A

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.

Treating the Whole Dog | Dr. Lori Cesario Deep Dive

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.”

When Should I Put My Dog Down? | Dr. Demian Dressler Q&A

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.

The Other Side of the Exam Table | Dr. Katie Berlin Deep Dive

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.

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

June 16, 2020

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