May 3, 2021

Why Is My Dog Not Eating? | Dr. Trina Hazzah Deep Dive

Why Is My Dog Not Eating? | Dr. Trina Hazzah Deep Dive

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 something is wrong … but what? It could be any number of things.

And the cause of the appetite loss is important. Because if you treat the wrong thing, your dog will still refuse to eat.

Dr. Trina walks us through some of the probable causes … and the best ways to treat them using the full spectrum of pharmaceuticals, supplements, and foods.

Today’s show is sponsored by 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.

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Drugs Dr. Hazzah mentioned:

Cerenia (maropitant citrate) for nausea and vomiting

Zofran (ondansetron) for nausea and vomiting

Entyce for appetite stimulation

Lorazepam, brand name Atavan, for anxiety

Cannabis, CBDA and THC for nausea.     

Probiotics for the GI tract.

Happy Earth, a Chinese herbal blend for digestion.

Slippery Elm for digestion

Ginger for nausea           

Nux vomica homeopathic for nausea

About Dr. Trina Hazzah

Trina Hazzah was born and raised in Washington DC. She attended Tuskegee University School of Veterinary Medicine where she earned her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in 2006. She completed her small animal internship at Red Bank Veterinary Hospital in New Jersey and a 3-year residency in medical oncology at the Veterinary Oncology and Hematology Center, in Connecticut. She has also completed the requirements to be a Certified Veterinary Chinese Herbalist from the Chi Institute of Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine.

Dr. Hazzah’s area of interest is Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) and offers a novel approach to veterinary cancer therapy by combining conventional Western therapies with complementary Eastern therapies to provide a whole patient treatment approach. She feels that quality of life is an essential priority in the treatment of every cancer patient.

Other Societies to which Dr. Hazzah belongs: California Veterinary Medical Association 

Her website is


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