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.
How old should a female dog be before she is spayed? What if your female dog has a mammary tumor before you have her spayed; should you still spay her to prevent further progression of the cancer? What is the treatment for mammary cancer in dogs? Are there pros and cons to spaying your dog before or after they are diagnosed with mammary cancer? Tune in to this episode to hear the answers to these questions and more.
Links Mentioned in Today’s Show:
The Dog Cancer Survival Guide: Full Spectrum Treatments to Optimize Your Dog’s Life Quality and Longevity by Dr. Demian Dressler and Dr. Susan Ettinger
https://www.dogcancerblog.com/articles/full-spectrum-cancer-care/what-is-full-spectrum-cancer-care/ by the Dog Cancer Vet Team
https://www.dogcancerblog.com/articles/cancer-type/mammary-tumors/breast-cancer-dogs/ by Dr. Demian Dressler
https://www.dogcancerblog.com/articles/cancer-causes/spayneuter-and-the-association-with-cancer-in-dogs-part-one/ by Dr. Sue Ettinger
https://www.dogcancerblog.com/articles/cancer-causes/spayneuter-and-the-association-with-cancer-in-dogs-part-two/ by Dr. Sue Ettinger
https://www.dogcancerblog.com/articles/cancer-causes/spayneuter-and-the-association-with-cancer-in-dogs-part-three/ by Dr. Sue Ettinger
https://www.dogcancerblog.com/articles/cancer-causes/spaying-neutering-and-cancer-in-rottweilers/ by Dr. Demian Dressler
https://www.dogcancerblog.com/videos/mammary-tumors-what-you-need-to-know-about-your-dogs-cancer/ by the Dog Cancer Vet Team
You can reach out to Dr. Demian Dressler directly on his veterinary hospital’s website: https://VetinKihei.com.
To join the private Facebook group for readers of Dr. Dressler’s book “The Dog Cancer Survival Guide,” go to https://www.facebook.com/groups/dogcancersupport/
About Today’s Guest, Dr. Demian Dressler:
Dr. Demian Dressler, DVM is internationally recognized as “the dog cancer vet” because of his innovations in the field of dog cancer management. A dynamic educator and speaker, Dr. Dressler is the author of the best-selling animal health book The Dog Cancer Survival Guide: Full Spectrum Treatments to Optimize Your Dog’s Life Quality and Longevity.
Dr. Dressler is the owner of the accredited practice South Shore Veterinary Care, a full-service veterinary hospital in Maui, Hawaii, Dr. Dressler studied Animal Physiology and received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of California at Davis before earning his Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from Cornell University.
"Your dog does NOT have an expiration date, and there are things ALL cancers have in common that you can help fight. Imagine looking back at this time five years from now and not having a single regret." - Dr. D
You can find hundreds of articles Dr. D wrote about dog cancer on his immensely popular website: https://www.dogcancerblog.com/meet-the-veterinarians-dr-dressler/
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