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Renee’s dog has mesothelioma, and she’s got a nagging question. Why did it take so long for her veterinarian to get the diagnosis right? Dr. Dressler explains why some cancers – especially rare ones like mesothelioma – can take longer to diagnosis. He also outlines a treatment plan to start with fo…

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Why is dog cancer so common? And why are Golden Retrievers more than twice as likely to get cancer as other dogs? Our guest, Dr. Janet Patterson-Kane, is digging for answers.

The Morris Animal Foundation has been around for over 70 years. They are the leader in researching not just dog health, bu…

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How do we cope when we can’t afford to treat our dog’s cancer? Molly Jacobson joins us to discuss financial help for dog cancer, as well as how to handle the guilt that comes with feeling so helpless.

When you can’t afford surgery for your dog, have to pay vet bills with money you don’t have, or …

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Every dog is a hero, but some are War Heroes. Sgt. Stubby detected gas attacks and warn his buddies about incoming missiles during WWI. It’s a special Memorial Day episode, and a must-listen.

It’s Memorial Day, the day when Americans honor servicemembers who never made it out of their uniforms. So…

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Was Remyʻs late-in-life neuter responsible for his recent prostate cancer diagnosis? And can Besty use EverPup in the Dog Cancer Diet?

Dr. Dressler fields in a Listener Line call from Betsy about her dog Remy. Poor Remy came into her life as a senior rescue right at the start of the pandemic ... a…

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Alecia updates us on her dog’s vaccine trial, and it sparks a Deep Dive discussion with Dr. Trina Hazzah. A must-listen if you are considering enrolling in a clinical trial!

There are multiple clinical trials going on for dogs with cancer right now. Are they worth enrolling in? What if you don’t l…

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Is your dog feeling sick, and that’s why he’s not eating? How can you tell? Integrative Oncologist Dr. Trina Hazzah explains what could be the cause of your dog’s appetite loss.

Dr. Trina Hazzah, integrative oncologist, is concerned about loss of appetite. When a dog won’t eat, it’s a sign that s…

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Listener Kim calls in with a question about her two-year-old dog’s testicles. They haven’t dropped, and the vet can’t find them. Should she keep looking for dog testicles? Are dog testicles not dropping a cancer risk?

Is dog testicles haven’t dropped, is that a risk for future cancer? If the veter…

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Sharon’s done a lot for her dog with hemangiosarcoma. Now he is gagging. Is this the end? Dr. Trina Hazzah, integrative oncologist, makes her best recommendation.

Sharon calls in to our Listener Line with a question. Her corgi’s getting closer to the prognosis timeframe the surgeon predicted. Now …

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The dog cancer diet recommended in The Dog Cancer Survival Guide is pretty high in fat. Can a dog with pancreatitis follow those guidelines? Dr. Nancy Reese advises caller Susan on how to modify the dog cancer diet for her dog with pancreatitis.

Susan calls in with a question about the dog cancer…

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Melatonin is a powerful hormone generated while dogs sleep, in complete darkness. Low levels are associated with cancer. So how do we boost melatonin for cancer?

Our grandmothers used to say “go to bed and stay there,” whenever someone got sick. Medical science is now saying that was better than g…

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Bone cancer is aggressive and painful, and by the time it’s diagnosed, it’s usually well-established. Veterinarians often push for amputation quickly, which tends to spin our heads around. Dr. Dressler explains why they don’t typically wait for a biopsy.

A reader asks why his veterinarian didn’t w…

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Euthanasia is the saddest topic in veterinary medicine … which is why it is so often avoided until necessary. Our caller, Nessa, wants to know: was her experience typical?

Nessa was surprised by how quickly her dog passed during euthanasia. She felt unprepared and sad that she didn’t get more tim…

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You always know if your dog is in pain … right? Not necessarily. Dr. Dressler explains how the sound of silence could mean your dog is experiencing chronic pain.

If your dog is in pain, they yelp. Right? Wrong! Most often they just don’t “talk” about their pain. So how do we know if our best frie…

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People giving Apoquel for dog allergies often marvel at how effective it is at stopping the itch. But what about Apoquel side effects – and can Apoquel cause cancer? Dr. Nancy Reese weighs in.

Kelly in Houston has three dogs. One has lymphoma and is on the CHOP protocol. Naturally, Kelly wants to…

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If your dog is lethargic, or vomiting, or seems to be visibly sick, you may see those as warning signs your dog is dying. But there are two more subtle signs you might miss. Dr. Dressler reveals the things he watches for.

Depending upon what is causing a dog to die, symptoms vary. But there are t…

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It sounds crazy to use Panacur for cancer in dogs. Doesn’t it? It’s a dewormer! It doesn’t cure cancer … does it? Or wait, does it make can…

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There are thousands of published scientific articles about cannabis and its constituents. There are 50 states with 50 different sets of law…

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In a quick but very helpful lesson, Dr. Demian Dressler discusses some of the common signs and symptoms that he sees in dogs that have canc…

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For many years, DNA sequencing has been a first line option for diagnosing and treating many human cancers, in a treatment that is often re…

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In this week’s episode of Dog Cancer Answers, Dr. Nancy Reese discusses plasmacytoma tumors. She explains that most vets who find plasmacytoma …

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Could you imagine being able to build an open relationship with your vet? One where you feel comfortable discussing the use of herbs and supple…

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This week we are celebrating a decade (10 years) of Dog Cancer Answers. To ring in this milestone, we are revisiting the episode that started i…

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Has your dog been diagnosed with a perianal or an anal sac tumor? Has it left you feeling overwhelmed with unanswered questions? If this sounds…

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