Episodes

August 08, 2012

Dog Cancer Remission - What Can You Expect

Most of us have a general understanding of the term remission, but what does it actually mean when applied to your dog’s cancer? Dr. Ettinger and Dr. Dressler discuss remission as it applies to different diagnoses and types of dog cancer.

August 01, 2012

Dog Cancer Surgery - The Importance of Clean Margins

What does the veterinarian mean when talking about clean margins in relation to your dog’s cancer surgery? Dr. Ettinger and Dr. Dressler define and discuss the importance of clean margins in surgery treatment for dog cancer.

July 26, 2012

Metronomic Chemotherapy for Dog Cancer

Would metronomic chemotherapy benefit your dog? Dr. Ettinger and Dr. Dressler define metronomic chemotherapy and identify how it is useful as a chemotherapeutic treatment for dog cancer.

July 18, 2012

Kinavet-CA1® and Dog Cancer - What You Need to Know

Are you familiar with Kinavet-CA1® for dogs? Dr. Ettinger and Dr. Dressler discuss the use of Kinavet-CA1®, an FDA approved drug for dogs, as a chemotherapeutic treatment for dog cancer.

July 11, 2012

Palladia™ and Dog Cancer - What You Need to Know

Are you familiar with Palladia for dogs? Dr. Ettinger and Dr. Dressler discuss the use of Palladia, an FDA approved drug for dogs, as a chemotherapeutic treatment for dog cancer.

July 05, 2012

Feeding Carcinogenic Foods After You Dog has Cancer

Dr. Dressler and Dr. Ettinger, co-authors of “The Dog Cancer Survival Guide,” discuss the importance of diet in treating dog cancer and the potential impact of carcinogenic foods.

June 27, 2012

Diagnosing Dog Cancer with a Biopsy or Fine Needle Aspirate

Are you unfamiliar with the ways dog cancer can be diagnosed by veterinarians? Dr Ettinger and Dr. Dressler discuss and describe the different medical procedures used by veterinarians and oncologists in the diagnosis of dog cancer.

June 20, 2012

Feeling Guilty About Your Dog’s Cancer

Has your dog’s cancer caused you moments of guilt and doubt? Dr. Dressler and Dr. Ettinger, co-authors of The Dog Cancer Survival Guide, talk about negative emotions, such as guilt and blame, and how to redirect those thoughts and feelings.

June 13, 2012

Are You a Dog Lover or Dog Guardian - Helping Your Dog Survive Cancer

What is the difference between a dog lover and a dog guardian? Dr. Dressler and Dr. Ettinger define the role of a dog guardian and how becoming your dog’s guardian may help when dealing with your dog’s cancer.

June 06, 2012

Why Didn’t My Vet Catch My Dog’s Cancer Earlier

Are you feeling frustrated that your dog’s cancer wasn’t noticed sooner? Dr. Dressler and Dr. Ettinger, co-authors of The Dog Cancer Survival Guide, discuss the normal, human reactions of frustration and blame and how to move beyond and get empowered.

May 30, 2012

Cancer Cachexia and Dog Cancer - When Your Dog Won’t Eat

Are you concerned about your dog’s lack of appetite? Dr. Dressler and Dr. Ettinger define cancer cachexia and discuss some ideas as to how you may deal with your dog’s loss of appetite and vitality.

May 23, 2012

Diarrhea and Dog Cancer What You Need to Know

Are you concerned that your dog is experiencing diarrhea as a side effect of her cancer? Dr. Dressler and Dr. Ettinger discuss the various causes of diarrhea as it relates to dog cancer and some of the methods that may help attain gastrointestinal relief for your dog.

May 16, 2012

Help for Your Dog’s Nausea

Are you concerned about your dog’s nausea or lack of appetite? Dr. Ettinger and Dr. Dressler, co-authors of The Dog Cancer Survival Guide, discuss nausea and appetite loss as side effects of dog cancer, in addition to some methods and treatments to help deal with your dog’s nausea.

May 09, 2012

Cyberknife Use with Dog Cancer - Cutting Edge Technology

Have you heard about Cyberknife radiosurgery? Dr. Ettinger and Dr. Dressler discuss the utilization and benefits of Cyberknife radiosurgery as a non-surgical treatment for dogs with cancer.

May 02, 2012

Which Dog Cancers are Best Treated with Chemotherapy

Are there certain dog cancers which are best treated with chemotherapy? Dr. Ettinger and Dr. Dressler, co-authors of The Dog Cancer Survival Guide, have an in-depth discussion on chemotherapeutic treatments for dog cancers.

April 25, 2012

Amputation for Dogs with Osteosarcoma Cancer

Are you considering amputation for your pup diagnosed with osteosarcoma? Dr. Ettinger and Dr. Dressler, co-authors of The Dog Cancer Survival Guide, weigh in on amputation as surgical treatment for dogs with osteosarcoma.

April 18, 2012

Dog Cancer Surgery - When is Surgery a Good Option

When is surgery a good option for the treatment of dog cancer? Dr. Dressler and Dr. Ettinger discuss their perspectives on surgical treatment of dog cancer and the different types of surgery that maybe performed.

April 04, 2012

Dog Cancer and Apoptosis and Apoptogens

What is apoptosis and how does it play a role in dog cancer? Dr. Ettinger and Dr. Dressler discuss the importance of apoptosis, how it works to rid the body of cancerous cells, and how to promote apoptosis.