Season 2

Introducing Dog Edition

Jan. 19, 2021

With interviews from historians, a marketing expert, and dog lovers, this episode will have you taking another loop around the block to hear it all! So, leash up your pup and join the pack at Dog Edition.

How to Find a Great Veterinarian | Dr. Judy Morgan Deep Dive

Jan. 11, 2021

Dr. Judy Morgan discusses how pet parents can build stronger relationships with their dog’s medical care team, how to find a great vet if you need one, how to communicate your needs as a client, and everything else that goes…

A Decade of Dog Cancer Answers │ Rewind with Dr. Demian Dressler

Jan. 4, 2021

This week we are celebrating a decade (10 years) of Dog Cancer Answers. To ring in this milestone, we are revisiting the episode that started it all in 2011.

Managing Rectal Tumors in Dogs │ Rewind with Dr. Demian Dressler and Dr. Sue Ettinger

Dec. 28, 2020

Has your dog been diagnosed with a perianal or an anal sac tumor? Has it left you feeling overwhelmed with unanswered questions? If this sounds like you, you’re in luck because this week’s episode features Dr. Demian Dressle…

Is Amputation the Best Option for My Dog? │ Dr. Nancy Reese Q&A

Dec. 21, 2020

This week’s episode of Dog Cancer Answers features returning guest, Dr. Nancy Reese. Dr. Nancy addresses a listener line question about amputation for a dog with a non-metastatic synovial cell sarcoma. She gives listeners a …

Herbal Treatment for Bleeding Tumors in Dogs │ Dr. Demian Dressler Q&A

Dec. 14, 2020

Do you have a dog with a bleeding mass, such as a hemangiosarcoma tumor? This week we interviewed world renowned veterinarian and author of The Dog Cancer Survival Guide, Dr. Demian Dressler. Dr. Dressler shares his expertis…

How to Cope and Prepare for Your Dog’s Death | Wendy Van de Poll Deep Dive

Dec. 7, 2020

No one wants their dog to lose their cancer battle, but the truth is that cancer can be unpredictable in its response rate to treatment and in survivorship. Which is why we interviewed this week’s special guest, Wendy Van de…

Flea and Tick Prevention: Factors to Consider When Choosing a Product │ Dr. Nancy Reese Q&A

Nov. 30, 2020

I think we can all agree that fleas and ticks are a problem. Especially considering the risk factors of the types of diseases that ticks can carry, as well as the risks of anemia associated with an infestation of fleas. This…

Foods That Help Fight and Prevent Cancer in Dogs │ Dr. Judy Morgan Deep Dive

Nov. 23, 2020

Holistic veterinarian, Dr. Judy Morgan, joined us this week to talk about making balanced and nutritious homecooked meals that are easily digestible, taste delicious and are enticing to your dog. Best of all, she explains ho…

Can Dogs Eat Garlic? │ Dr. Demian Dressler Q&A

Nov. 16, 2020

With so many mixed signals about the benefits of giving fresh garlic to dogs with cancer, it’s no secret that this topic has become such a controversial one. To clear up some of the controversy, we brought in lead author of …

Could a Vaccine Prevent Dog Cancer? │ Dr. Nancy Reese Q&A

Nov. 9, 2020

Have you ever wondered why you can take your dog to the vet to get vaccines to help protect them from diseases like parvo, rabies, and kennel cough? Yet, there hasn’t been a vaccine developed that would help protect them fro…

Fight Cancer & Disease Through the Gut – Nutrition, Fleas and More | Dr. Nick Thompson Deep Dive

Nov. 2, 2020

Holistic Veterinarian, Dr. Nick Thompson discusses a wide range of topics in this week’s episode of Dog Cancer Answers. Educating our listeners on everything from the microbiome, the science behind epigenetics and cancer gen…

Is Peanut Butter Bad for Dogs? │ Dr. Demian Dressler Deep Dive

Oct. 26, 2020

Dogs love the taste and smell of peanut butter (PB), but the real question is, should we be giving it to them? In this quick but informative episode, Dr. Dressler gives his advice on if peanut butter is good or bad for dogs,…

Cannabis to Help Dogs with Cancer – A Veterinary Oncologist Perspective | Dr. Trina Hazzah Deep Dive

Oct. 19, 2020

When fifteen-year-old Trina Hazzah got a part-time job cleaning animal cages, she had no idea she would become a veterinary oncologist, much less co-found the Veterinary Cannabis Society. Two advanced degrees, a journey thro…

Traditional and Classic Chinese Medicine for Dog Cancer | Dr. Cynthia Lankenau Deep Dive

Oct. 12, 2020

An old-school vet with an exclusively holistic practice, Dr. Cynthia Lankenau rolls with the punches. She will tell you that Traditional Chinese Medicine is only the tip of an older, more impressive iceberg called Classical…

Treating Dog Cancer Naturally – Why I made the Switch to Becoming a Holistic Veterinarian | Dr. Katie Woodley Deep Dive

Oct. 5, 2020

For many of us, our dog’s cancer diagnosis can be scary, frustrating, and it can leave us feeling a little helpless. Especially, if your traditional veterinarian does not give you any options or is skeptical about the effect…

My Dog Has Cancer: What Do I Need to Know? │ Molly Jacobson Deep Dive

Sept. 28, 2020

How do you keep breathing? And should you get an oncologist on board? And how do I cope with my guilt? Members of the Facebook group Dog Cancer Support offer their hard-won wisdom.

Exam Room Series: Melanoma │ Dr. Demian Dressler

Sept. 25, 2020

Melanomas in dogs are very common, but not all melanomas are the same. So, when should you be worried about finding a melanoma tumor on your dog? Dr. Dressler answers these questions and discusses the most common locations t…

Exam Room Series: Perianal and Anal Sac Tumors │ Dr. Demian Dressler

Sept. 25, 2020

In this episode, Dr. Dressler joins us to discuss the causes of perianal and anal sac tumors. Learn what causes this cancer, what increases your dog's risk for a malignant tumor, and how regular check-ups could help find the…

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?

Guest: Erica Ancier

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?

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 …