Season 4

ELIAS Cancer Immunotherapy for Dogs | Tammie Wahaus

May 30, 2022

Bone cancer is a brutal disease, but ELIAS Animal Health has an immunotherapy protocol that is making headway.

Dog Cancer Vocab: Staging and Grading | Dr. Brooke Britton

May 23, 2022

Confused about dog cancer staging and grading, and not sure if the tests are worth the cost? Oncologist Brooke Britton explains the ins and outs.

Dog Euthanasia, Hospice, and Lap of Love | Dr. Dani McVety

May 16, 2022

Until recently, most vets didn’t get any classes on euthanasia in vet school. Learn about the growing focus on hospice and end-of-life care for dogs.

Dog Cancer Vocab: Mitotic Index | Dr. Brooke Britton

May 9, 2022

Oncologist Brooke Britton breaks down what mitotic index means for your dog with cancer, and when having this number can be helpful.

Nutritionist Lindsey Bullen on Diet and Dog Cancer | Dr. Lindsey Bullen

May 2, 2022

Board-certified veterinary nutritionist Lindsey Bullen weighs in on all things dog nutrition, from general rules to follow to customized diets.

Integrative Medicine: One Veterinarian’s Destiny | Dr. Mitsie Vargas

April 25, 2022

Dr. Vargas shares her fascinating backstory and how she integrates both traditional cancer treatments and alternative therapies to help her patients.

Bone Marrow Transplants for Dogs | Dr. Steven Suter

April 18, 2022

Can lymphoma really be cured? This intense treatment is not the right fit for every dog, but can have a happy ending.

Tanovea: The First FDA-Approved Dog Lymphoma Treatment | Dr. Douglas Thamm

April 11, 2022

Born in a human drug research company, Tanovea (rabacfosadine) is now making history treating lymphoma in dogs.

SearchLight DNA Can Find Your Dog's Cancer Genotype | Dr. Esther Chon

April 4, 2022

Mutations in your dog’s cancer genotype can point to treatments that will be more effective. Dr. Chon explains how SearchLight DNA works.

Pet Cancer Care Consulting: Dog Cancer Care Online | Dr. Rachel Venable

March 28, 2022

Getting to an oncologist can be difficult. Now, you can consult with a veterinary oncologist online from the comfort of your regular vet’s office.

Poop for the Cure: Your Dog’s Gut Bacteria and Cancer | Dr. Stephanie Culler

March 21, 2022

Can your dog’s poop help diagnose and treat cancer? It turns out the answer is yes.

Vitamin E for Dog Cancer: Can I Give It During Chemo? | Dr. Nancy Reese Q&A

March 14, 2022

Is it okay to give your dog vitamin E during chemotherapy, or will it make the chemo not work? Dr. Nancy Reese explains.

Dog Cancer Cost: Economics of Dog Cancer | Dr. Megan Duffy Deep Dive

March 7, 2022

Cancer treatment and diagnosis is expensive… but why? And are there things you can do to help your dog on a budget?

Can I Prevent Dog Cancer With Diet? | Dr. Nancy Reese Q&A

Feb. 28, 2022

Is there something that you can feed your puppy to prevent him from getting cancer in his life? Dr. Nancy Reese weighs in.

Choosing the Right Clinical Trial for Your Dog | Dr. Craig Clifford Deep Dive

Feb. 21, 2022

Worried about paying for dog cancer treatment? Want access to the newest options? A clinical trial might be the right fit for you and your dog.

What Natural Cancer Treatment for Dogs Can I Use? | Dr. Nancy Reese Q&A

Feb. 14, 2022

Listener Bonnie calls in to see if there are natural alternatives for her dog Bam Bam’s cancer medications.

What to Bring to Your First Oncology Appointment | Dr. Megan Duffy

Feb. 7, 2022

Your dog is going to see an oncologist. Learn how to prepare for the appointment so that you can get the most out of it.

What To Do With Leftover Dog Medications | Dr. Nancy Reese Deep Dive

Jan. 31, 2022

If you have leftover dog medications, don’t flush them! Look for a local drug takeback program instead.

Stage 3 Melanoma in Dogs: What Can We Do Next? | Dr. Nancy Reese Q&A

Jan. 24, 2022

Caller Shirley’s dog has Stage 3 oral melanoma and she is trying to find their next treatment option.

FETCH a Cure: Financial Help for Dog Cancer | Joanne Silverman Deep Dive

Jan. 17, 2022

FETCH a Cure is a unique organization that provides education and funding for dogs with cancer, and even brought veterinary radiation to Richmond, VA.

Dog Vomiting: Should I Call My Vet? | Dr. Nancy Reese Deep Dive

Jan. 10, 2022

Dr. Nancy Reese weighs in on when vomiting is a concern and what you and your vet can do about it – especially if your pup has cancer.

Holistic Dog Cancer Treatments: Oncologist Panel Discussion 2022 | Dr. Kendra Pope and Dr. Trina Hazzah

Jan. 3, 2022

Integrative oncologists discuss everything from medicinal mushrooms to genetic testing of dog cancer tumors. The future of dog cancer treatment is bright!

Best Resources for Dog Cancer 2022 | Molly Jacobson and Kate Basedow

Dec. 27, 2021

If your dog has cancer, we’re here to help. From books to blogs to a shoulder to lean on, there is something for every person and every dog.

Why Is My Dog Shaking? Should I Call My Vet? | Dr. Nancy Reese Deep Dive

Dec. 20, 2021

Shaking and trembling is often not due to a health problem! Learn how to evaluate your dog and determine if she needs a vet visit.

Laverdia: A New Treatment for Lymphoma | Dr. David Bruyette, Dr. Megan Duffy, and Dr. Craig Clifford Deep Dive

Dec. 13, 2021

Laverdia-Ca1 is a new, oral treatment for lymphoma that you can give to your dog at home. We still have more to learn, but this drug shows promise.

Dog Has Bloody Poop: Should I Call My Vet? | Dr. Nancy Reese Deep Dive

Dec. 6, 2021

Bloody poop is scary! Dr. Nancy Reese weighs in on potential causes, when to be concerned, and what you can do to help your pup at home.

Bladder Cancer in Dogs: Is It a Death Sentence? | Dr. Nancy Reese, DVM, PhD Deep Dive

Nov. 29, 2021

Caller Denise asks if transitional cell carcinoma is really a death sentence and what she can expect after her dog Sadie’s diagnosis.

Euthanasia for Dogs During the Holidays: Why You Shouldn’t Feel Guilty | Molly Jacobson and Kate Basedow

Nov. 22, 2021

Anecdotally, vet professionals note an increase in euthanasias during the holiday season. Having to make this decision can make a joyful time very stressful.

How to Stop Dog Bleeding | Dr. Nancy Reese Deep Dive

Nov. 15, 2021

From broken toenails to ulcerated tumors, it’s no fun when your dog is bleeding. Dr. Nancy Reese gives advice on how to stop bleeding quickly and safely.

Caring for Your Dog After Surgery | Kate Basedow Deep Dive

Nov. 8, 2021

Waking up from the anesthesia isn’t the end of surgery recovery. Learn how to care for your dog as she heals over the next two weeks.

What to Expect the Day of Your Dog’s Surgery | Kate Basedow Deep Dive

Nov. 1, 2021

Ack! It’s surgery day! Veterinary technician Kate Basedow has some tips and insights.

Preparing Your Dog for Surgery | Kate Basedow Deep Dive

Oct. 25, 2021

There’s a bunch of things you should do to get your dog ready for surgery and help the day go smoothly. Veterinary technician Kate Basedow has tons of tips.

How to Choose a Dog Breeder | Dr. Jerry Klein, DVM Deep Dive

Oct. 18, 2021

Any dog, mixed breed or purebred, can have genetic health problems. Dr. Jerry Klein offers advice on researching breeds … and tells us how to pick a responsible breeder.

Artemisinin for Dogs with Cancer | Dr. Nancy Reese Deep Dive

Oct. 11, 2021

Artemisinin started out as an anti-malarial drug, but it has some anti-cancer effects as well, especially for the vicious osteosarcoma.

Grain Free Diets and Dilated Cardiomyopathy | Dr. Nancy Reese, DVM, PhD and Dr. Kendra Pope, DVM, DACVIM Deep Dive

Oct. 4, 2021

Pat called in with two questions: why didn’t her vet find her dogs’ cancers sooner, and does grain-free dog food cause heart disease?

How Type C for Comfort Treats Dog Cancer | Molly Jacobson Deep Dive

Sept. 27, 2021

Type C dog lovers put Comfort first. You probably do not tolerate side effects and wants to keep your dog as comfortable and pain-free as possible.

How Type B for Balance Treats Dog Cancer | Molly Jacobson Deep Dive

Sept. 27, 2021

As a Type B dog lover, you like to Balance all of your options to try to maximize your dog’s longevity while also minimizing side effects.

How Type A for Action Treats Dog Cancer | Molly Jacobson Deep Dive

Sept. 27, 2021

Type A for Action dog lovers pursue whatever treatments are available, and aim for longevity. If that sounds like you, this episode can help solidify your plans.

The X Factor In Dog Cancer: Your Personality Type | Molly Jacobson Deep Dive

Sept. 27, 2021

There is no “one right way” to treat dog cancer, and many factors affect treatment plans and strategies. That makes knowing who YOU are, and identifying YOUR priorities critical.

Tagamet and Benadryl for Dogs | Nancy Reese, DVM, MPVM, PhD Deep Dive

Sept. 20, 2021

Do the over-the-counter medications Tagamet and Benadryl cure cancer in dogs, or just reduce its symptoms? Dr. Nancy Reese explains how these drugs work, and the role they can play in helping your dog fight cancer.

Supplements for Dogs with Cancer | Dr. Demian Dressler Deep Dive

Sept. 13, 2021

Do a quick online search and you will see dozens of supplements supposed to be good for dogs with cancer. But are they? Dr. Dressler, author of The Dog Cancer Survival Guide, discusses the supplements worth considering and h…