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

FETCH a Cure was founded by Mike Holland, Tonie Stevens, and Ryan Traylor after Mike’s dog was diagnosed with osteosarcoma back in 2006. At that ti…

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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.


Vomiting can be caused by a variety of things, ranging from eating garbage to a serious illness. It can also be a side effect of chemotherapy treatment.
In most …

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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.

Getting a cancer diagnosis is devastating. We’ve been there, and we know how overwhelming this time can be. In this episode we’ve compiled all of the best re…

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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.

Shaking and trembling in dogs have many causes… most of which have nothing to do with health! Some potential causes of shaking and trembling include:

- cold
- anxiet…

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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.

Three veterinary oncologists discuss how Laverdia works and where it might fit into treatment plans for dogs with lymphoma.

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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.

The only thing worse than your dog having diarrhea is your dog having bloody diarrhea. Nasty! The good news is, one episode of bloody stool is not usually anythi…

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

Transitional cell carcinoma (TCC) is the most common bladder cancer in dogs. While there is no cure, Dr. Nancy Reese does consider this cancer to be treatable and y…

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

Losing a beloved dog is always hard, but it can be even more heartbreaking during the holiday season.

But while we as humans put a lot of …

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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.

Bleeding can be a minor inconvenience or a medical emergency. Dr. Nancy Reese recommends methods to stop minor bleeding at home as well as how t…

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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.

Your dog made it through surgery without any issues… now what? Veterinary technician Kate Basedow has the answers.

In this episode we cover:
• What to expect the n…

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

Your dog having surgery can be stressful and knowing what to expect on the day of your dog’s surgery can give you peace of mind. Veterinary technician Kate Basedow goes over what a typical surgery day looks like,…

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Taking your dog in for surgery – no matter how "small” -- is stressful. But there are things you can do ahead of time to reduce anxiety and upset for both you AND your dog.

To make sure your dog is ready, get bloodwork ahead of time and any x-rays that your veterinarian recommends to check for he…

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Dr. Jerry Klein, the Chief Veterinary Officer of the American Kennel Club, joins us today to discuss things to look for when choosing a breeder to increase the odds of having a healthy puppy. All dogs can carry genes for health problems, so health testing is critical for dogs of any breed or mix th…

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

In this week’s episode of DOG CANCER ANSWERS, Dr. Nancy discusses the herb artemisinin: what it is, what it has been able to do in the lab, and how to discuss ad…

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In this week’s episode Dr. Nancy discusses the herb artemisinin: what it is, what it has been able to do in the lab, and how to discuss adding it to your dog’s treatment plan with your vet. Artemisinin has shown promise in studies as an adjunctive treatment for a variety of cancers, including bone …

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We’re used to thinking that antioxidants are good for dogs … but what if they’re NOT? When a dog has cancer, antioxidants may actually slow down the processes that are killing cancer!

In this clip, Dr. Demian Dressler reviews the process of oxidation in the body and explains why giving potent an…

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Apoptosis – natural cell suicide – is “turned off” by cancer cells. Most cells notice when they are living too long or acting deranged … but not cancer cells. With their apoptosis genes in the off position, they can live forever.

In this clip, Dr. Demian Dressler explains how this hallmark of canc…

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When your dog’s on antibiotics, chemotherapy, or even anti-inflammatory drugs, you might see gastrointestinal changes like diarrhea, nausea, or even vomiting. That is in part because the microbiome – the healthy bacteria that live in the gut – have been disrupted.

Enter probiotics and prebiotics…

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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?
Today’s episode touches on the challenge of diagnosing cancer, and then dives into diet-related dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM).

In 2018 the FDA reported an increase…

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When your dog is diagnosed with cancer, you have lots of information to process and lots of decisions to make. What is the prognosis? Can the tumor be removed with surgery? Will chemotherapy or radiation help to extend your dog’s life, and are they worth the cost, both financially, physically and e…

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When your dog is diagnosed with cancer, you have lots of information to process and lots of decisions to make. What is the prognosis? Can the tumor be removed with surgery? Will chemotherapy or radiation help to extend your dog’s life, and are they worth the cost, both financially, physically and e…

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When your dog is diagnosed with cancer, you have lots of information to process and lots of decisions to make. What is the prognosis? Can the tumor be removed with surgery? Will chemotherapy or radiation help to extend your dog’s life, and are they worth the cost, both financially, physically and e…

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What is your priority when choosing treatment options for your dog with cancer? Whether you are an Action-oriented go-getter, Comfort-first caretaker, or someone who likes to Balance all of your options, your personality type impacts how you approach these important decisions.

According to Dr. De…

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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.

We've been helping folks fight dog cancer since 2008, and over the years we’ve seen…

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