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This week’s episode of Dog Cancer Answers features returning guest, Dr. Nancy Reese. Dr. Nancy addresses a listener line question about amputat…

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Dog Cancer News is a free newsletter that contains useful information designed to help your dog with cancer. To sign up, please visit http://bit.ly/dcn_yt

Do you have a dog with a bleeding mass, such as a hemangiosarcoma tumor? This week we interviewed world renowned veterinarian and author of The…

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Dog Cancer News is a free weekly newsletter that contains useful information designed to help your dog with cancer. To sign up, please visit http://bit.ly/dcn_yt

No one wants their dog to lose their cancer battle, but the truth is that cancer can be unpredictable in its response rate to treatment …

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I think we can all agree that fleas and ticks are a problem. Especially considering the risk factors of the types of diseases that ticks can carry, as well as the risks of anemia associated with an infestation of fleas. This week we featured one of our returning guests and expert veterinarians, Dr.…

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Holistic veterinarian, Dr. Judy Morgan, joined us this week to talk about making balanced and nutritious homecooked meals that are easily digestible, taste delicious and are enticing to your dog. Best of all, she explains how anyone can make them with little to no cooking experience. She talks abou…

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With so many mixed signals about the benefits of giving fresh garlic to dogs with cancer, it’s no secret that this topic has become such a controversial one. To clear up some of the controversy, we brought in lead author of The Dog Cancer Survival Guide, Dr. Demian Dressler. He advises listeners on…

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Have you ever wondered why you can take your dog to the vet to get vaccines to help protect them from diseases like parvo, rabies, and kennel cough? Yet, there hasn’t been a vaccine developed that would help protect them from getting cancer. This week's episode sheds light on the complex topic of c…

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Holistic Veterinarian, Dr. Nick Thompson discusses a wide range of topics in this week’s episode of Dog Cancer Answers. Educating our listeners on everything from the microbiome, the science behind epigenetics and cancer gene expression, your dog’s immune system. And how you can help keep your dog …

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Dogs love the taste and smell of peanut butter (PB), but the real question is, should we be giving it to them? In this quick but informative episode, Dr. Dressler gives his advice on if peanut butter is good or bad for dogs, and particularly dogs with cancer. He also makes mention of a few other he…

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When fifteen-year-old Trina Hazzah got a part-time job cleaning animal cages, she had no idea she would become a veterinary oncologist, much less co-found the Veterinary Cannabis Society. Two advanced degrees, a journey through Chinese Herbal Medicine, and a nonprofit later, she now has a waiting l…

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An old-school vet with an exclusively holistic practice, Dr. Cynthia Lankenau rolls with the punches.  She will tell you that Traditional Chinese Medicine is only the tip of an older, more impressive iceberg called Classical Chinese Medicine—and that it’s only one modality she’s used to replace con…

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For many of us, our dog’s cancer diagnosis can be scary, frustrating, and it can leave us feeling a little helpless. Especially, if your traditional veterinarian does not give you any options or is skeptical about the effectiveness of using holistic treatments to treat dog cancer. Holistic veterina…

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How do you keep breathing? And should you get an oncologist on board? And how do I cope with my guilt? Members of the Facebook group Dog Cancer Support offer their hard-won wisdom in this special episode of Dog Cancer Answers. Find out the most important things folks wish they’d known sooner, now. …

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Melanomas in dogs are very common, but not all melanomas are the same. So, when should you be worried about finding a melanoma tumor on your dog? Dr. Dressler answers these questions and discusses the most common locations that aggressive and non-aggressive melanoma tumors develop. He examines why …

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In this episode, Dr. Dressler joins us to discuss the causes of perianal and anal sac tumors. Learn what causes this cancer, what increases your dog's risk for a malignant tumor, and how regular check-ups could help find them sooner. To find out more about what your dog's vet visit will entail, and…

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Brain tumors in dogs are not very common. While your dog is less likely to be diagnosed with a brain tumor, early diagnosis can still be challenge because the symptoms present like a seizure disorder. For some dog owner’s it can be hard to recognize when their dog is having a seizure. In this episo…

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When chemotherapy or traditional surgery is not suitable to treat a specific kind of cancer, what techniques do veterinarians turn to? In this episode, Dr. Demian Dressler discusses nasal cavity cancer in dogs. To find out more about your dog’s increased risk factors and treatment options, this epi…

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In this episode of Dog Cancer Answers, Dr. Dressler covers some of the common types of oral cancers in dogs. He explains that some of these tumors are caused by malignancies, while others may be benign. The management, treatment plan, and prognosis of malignant cancers are vastly different than a b…

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Transitional cell carcinoma, also known as TCC is tricky to treat because the cells can grow in many different areas of the urinary tract. The symptoms present similarly to a UTI or a bladder infection. They are more commonly seen in older dogs but can happen in dogs of any ages. Dr. Demian Dressle…

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Hemangiosarcoma tumors grow directly out of the blood vessel wall and have very serious and life-threatening implications if they are not discovered and removed before the tumor ruptures. In this episode, Dr. Dressler covers how hemangiosarcoma’s are diagnosed, what kind of surgical intervention is…

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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 sho…

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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 o…

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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 th…

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What happens when you can’t just cut out the cancer? Dr. Demian Dressler talks about lymphoma and why we should replace the phrase “life expectancy” with “gained life expectancy.” It’s tempting to hear the phrase “eight months to live” and give up. But if treatment gives your dog eight more months …

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