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 diagnosis, Dr. Dressler has your answers in this episode.
What is osteosarcoma? What does micrometastasis mean? Can dogs live happy lives on three legs? What can you expect for life quality? And are those dire predictions of a short life expectancy really true? If your dog was recently diagnosed with osteosarcoma, you are probably debating whether you should have their leg amputated. This podcast episode will help guide you on how to process the initial shock, understand treatment options, and give you some much needed peace of mind about whether dogs feel happy after amputation.
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/your-role/guardian-versus-dog-lover-in-dog-cancer/ by Dr. Demian Dressler
https://www.dogcancerblog.com/articles/canine-osteosarcoma-amputation-and-life-quality/ by Dr. Demian Dressler
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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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