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Like most vets, Dr. Janet Roark didn’t have any faith in essential oils. Her doubts were nursed by the number of shady products on the market. But when a good essential oil rapidly cured her debilitating headache, her curiosity was piqued. How had voodoo treatments triumphed after months of convent…

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When it comes to our dog’s health, you are not alone if you check for symptoms on the internet. A simple online search can provide a wealth of information. But as we all know, there are always risks. In this episode, Dr. Avery, veterinarian and founder of Our Pets Health, explains why there is a gr…

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When the vet recommended amputation for their dog, Rene and Jim were terrified. Little did they know that this diagnosis would help them do a 180 and start living life to the fullest again.

As it turns out, three legged dogs don’t just thrive—they can teach us a lot about this adventure called li…

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Chemo? Never Chemo? Supplements? Never Supplements? Diet Changes? None? This Protocol or That Protocol? What's the "one right way" to treat dog cancer? Molly, the editor of The Dog Cancer Survival Guide, has the RIGHT answer!

You can get "The Dog Cancer Survival Guide: Full Spectrum Treatments to …

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My dog has gone through amputation surgery to remove a leg. What happens next? Can mobility therapy help my dog have a good quality of life as a Tripawd?

Cancers that affect our dog's limbs, like Osteosarcoma, often result in amputation. The aftercare and recovery process can seem daunting, howeve…

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Should I enroll my dog in the Vaccination Against Canine Cancer Study (VACCS)? What else can I do to prevent my dog from getting cancer?

We all love the idea of a cancer vaccine, even when it’s way too early to start celebrating. Dr. Demian Dressler discusses the hopes, fears, and realistic expec…

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Dog cancer treatments often seem frighteningly invasive. That’s partly why Dr. Tori Countner believes in a holistic approach and treatments to help alleviate your dog’s anxiety and pain. She works alongside standard Western treatments to increase quality of life through acupuncture, cold laser ther…

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Do cannabis and CBD have benefits for dog cancer? Why doesn’t my vet recommend products? How do I know which are worth my money?

Yes, there are benefits, for sure. But a thorny wall of legal, economic, and pharmaceutical complications make it harder for vets to share the growing knowledge. Dr. Gar…

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“You cannot treat your own dog’s cancer,” said the veterinary oncologist. “You’re looking at months,” she said. Lauren respectfully disagreed. Over the next year she gathered her veterinary care team and treated Sage’s squamous cell carcinoma. She also decided bacon-wrapped steak could be a cancer …

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Dr. Dressler recommends a LOT of vegetables in his dog cancer diet. Is the benefit of these veggies just the cancer-fighting nutrition? Is the addition of veggies in a dog's diet only about nutrients? What if they serve another purpose, too? Molly tells a story about her neighbors, migraines, and t…

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Stories to Help You Fight Dog Cancer -- Get the book Molly's talking about here: https://store.dogcancerblog.com/collections/the-dog-cancer-survival-guide. It's got the dog cancer diet, and tons of information you can use for your dog.

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Jen’s dog Devin hasn’t eaten in days, and keeps sniffing his food and then walking away. What is going on? Should she worry? Dr. Demian Dressler answers and has some ideas about how to help dogs who won’t eat, eat.

Dr. Dressler is co-author the book The Dog Cancer Survival Guide: Full Spectrum Tr…

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Phyllis is giving her dog a bunch of supplements for cancer and wonders – which ones are worth keeping, and which ones should go? Dr. Demian Dressler has three strategies for how to make the decision. In this Question & Answer episode, he also explains how we know if a dog is in remission or not.

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Think veterinary oncologists are just about chemo, radiation, and surgery? Well, Dr. Lori Cesario is about those and much more. This is a fascinating glimpse into the mind of an oncologist who treats the “whole dog.”

Dr. Cesario explains the unique perspective her specialty brings to the table, …

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How do we know when to say goodbye to our pets? And how do we say goodbye? Dr. Demian Dressler thinks we need rituals around our dog’s end of life, too.

In this admittedly weepy Question & Answer episode of Dog Cancer Answers, Mary is clearly struggling with questions about the end of her dog’s l…

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Are veterinarians “just in it for the money” or are they bleeding heart softies? Or are they just human, like all of us? Well, let’s see:

Imagine starting your day by telling a family their beagle has lung cancer. Follow that with a routine cat spay, some stitches, and putting down a favorite pa…

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If your dog has amelanotic melanoma, will Oncept, the melanoma vaccine, help? Dr. Dressler answers this important listener question.

Dr. Dressler is co-author of the book The Dog Cancer Survival Guide: Full Spectrum Treatments to Optimize Your Dog’s Life Quality and Longevity.

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Is a high-protein, low-carb, high-fiber diet for dog cancer meat-based? Dr. Ernie Ward says it doesn’t have to be – and maybe shouldn’t be. Listen in on this fascinating Deep Dive episode with the author of The Clean Pet Food Revolution.

Other topics covered in this wide-ranging conversation:

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Severe food allergies make it hard for this little poodle to keep any food down. Dorothy wants to know – what happens if the wild-caught salmon no longer sits well with her dog? Also, is it safe to give so much fish over the long term? Dr. Dressler has an answer.

Dr. Dressler is co-author of the …

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Prednisone for dogs: miracle drug, or side effect nightmare? It’s used for dozens of problems, including several cancers. And there’s a lot to know to use it wisely and well. Let’s do a Deep Dive.

Pred: miracle drug, or side effect nightmare? It’s used for dozens of problems, including several ca…

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How long is too long, when it comes to prednisone use in our dogs? Debbie asks, and Dr. Dressler answers.

Dr. Dressler is co-author of the book The Dog Cancer Survival Guide: Full Spectrum Treatments to Optimize Your Dog’s Life Quality and Longevity.

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Is your dog in pain, even though she’s not crying? Maybe! Is she anxious? Probably! Can you treat one without the other? Let’s find out. Dr. Dressler brings us up to date on pain management for dogs.

This is a must-listen Deep Dive episode, where Dr. Dressler covers the ins and outs of pharmaceut…

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Should I euthanize my dog, or let her die on her own terms? Such a simple question. But the answer is anything but. Dr. Demian Dressler gives us much-needed food for thought. Listen in on his thoughtful answer to Renny’s most agonizing question.

Dr. Dressler is co-author of the book The Dog Cancer…

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“My dog won’t eat” is one of the worst things a dog lover can face. It makes us feel desperate, like our dogs are dying in front of us. Even oncologists feel that way, it turns out, when it’s their own dogs. Dr. Sue Ettinger offers medical AND non-medical tips to help your dog start eating again in…

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