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? With these questions rolling around in your mind, you walk out of the vet office with a bag full of Benadryl and antacids, both with labels that tell you to start giving high doses ASAP. Before you start a frantic internet search, listen closely to this must-hear episode!
Mast cell tumors (MCT) are the most common type of cancer seen in dogs. Which also means that many dog parents are out there searching for answers to all their MCT questions. In this episode of Dog Cancer Answers, Dr. Dressler took to the mic to bring our listeners some much needed answers about their dog’s mast cell tumors. If your dog just received an MCT diagnosis, this is your must-hear episode!
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/mast-cell-tumors/all-about-mast-cell-tumor-grade/ by Dr. Sue Ettinger
https://www.dogcancerblog.com/articles/cancer-type/mast-cell-tumors/mast-cell-tumors-in-dogs-some-advances-in-conventional-care/ by Dr. Demian Dressler
https://www.dogcancerblog.com/articles/cancer-type/mast-cell-tumors/why-benadryl-for-mast-cell-tumors/ by Dr. Demian Dressler
https://www.dogcancerblog.com/articles/cancer-type/mast-cell-tumors/why-use-stomach-medication-for-mast-cell-tumors/ by Dr. Demian Dressler
https://www.dogcancerblog.com/articles/apoptosis/apoptosis-cancer/ by Dr. Demian Dressler
https://www.dogcancerblog.com/articles/cancer-type/mast-cell-tumors/diet-for-dogs-with-mast-cell-tumors/ by Dr. Demian Dressler
https://www.dogcancerblog.com/articles/cancer-type/mast-cell-tumors/the-oncologists-thoughts-on-mast-cell-tumors/ by Dr. Sue Ettinger
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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