Episodes

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…

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 …

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 onc…

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.

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

April 14, 2020

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

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

April 6, 2020

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.

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

April 6, 2020

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.

Help, My Dog on Prednisone Is Always Hungry │ Dr. Demian Dressler Q&A

April 6, 2020

Is your dog on prednisone always hungry? That’s a common side effect of prednisone. Dr. Dressler has some ideas on how to deal with the munchies.

When to Worry About a Lump on a Dog │ Dr. Sue Ettinger Deep Dive

April 6, 2020

Should we be scared when we find a lump on our dog? James Jacobson  finds out by asking Dr. Sue Ettinger, who explains why we should stay calm. This Deep Episode will leave you reassured and determined to start a monthly hom…

Dog Cancer Answers Season 2 Trailer

April 6, 2020

Dog cancer is scary, but it’s manageable as long as you have information and hope. That’s what this podcast offers: hope, options, and trustworthy information so that you can make confident decisions you won’t regret later.

Melanoma - What You Need to Know About Your Dog’s Cancer

Nov. 23, 2012

Do you know that dogs may develop melanoma? Dr. Dressler and Dr. Ettinger discuss the detection, diagnosis, and Full Spectrum Care Approach to treatment dealing with your dog’s melanoma.