Preventing cancer entirely isn’t exactly possible. Carcinogens surround us, and our dogs, on a daily basis. And, genetics come into play. But, there are measures that can be taken to significantly reduce the risk of cancer in our dogs. Before we continue, if you suspect your dog may have cancer, it’s critical to make anContinue reading “Preventative Measures for Dog Cancer”
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Can Dogs with Cancer Eat Red Meat
When the hysteria subsides when your dog is diagnosed with cancer, you’ll be curious as to what your dog can eat. One of the most commonly asked questions is “Should my dog eat red meat?” And, if red meat is still permissible, how may it be prepared to reduce danger while maximizing nutritional value? CookContinue reading “Can Dogs with Cancer Eat Red Meat”
Understanding the Holistic Approach to Canine Cancer
When treating a dog with cancer, there are conventional, integrative, and holistic options. Conventional options often involve surgery, chemo, and/or radiation. Holistic options generally involve homeopathy, healing herbs and spices, and other natural remedies. Integrative medicine combines the two. If you have studied cancer, even slightly, you likely noticed the conventional options are highly emphasizedContinue reading “Understanding the Holistic Approach to Canine Cancer”
9 Benefits of Slippery Elm for Dogs
The digestive system of your dog can be affected by a number of factors. Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), diarrhea, constipation, ulcers, and so on are only a few examples. There are several additional factors that can play a role. Perhaps he experimented with something new or consumed something he shouldn’t have. He could be sufferingContinue reading “9 Benefits of Slippery Elm for Dogs”
What is Cancer?
Numerous conditions defined by unchecked cell proliferation fall under the umbrella term “cancer.” Although there are some cancers that do not produce tumors, these illnesses most frequently cause an abnormal mass of tissue (tumor). If treatment is not pursued, cancer cells will generally continue to grow, proliferate faster than healthy cells, and the body becomesContinue reading “What is Cancer?”
Traditional VS Holistic Pet Care
The term “holistic” is widely used in the medical world, but many people are unfamiliar with its definition. Some people confuse it with the term “natural.” That is partially correct, but it includes far more. Holistic pet care considers the whole animal and considers their physical, emotional, and mental well-being as well as their healthContinue reading “Traditional VS Holistic Pet Care”
Medicinal Mushrooms for Dogs with Cancer
The benefits of therapeutic mushrooms have been the subject of extensive scientific inquiry. Beta-glucans, which are found in mushrooms and other types of fungi, are known to help the immune system. Anti-cancer effects have also been discovered in medicinal mushrooms. Currently, a variety of mushrooms are being utilized to manage cancer in pets. Mushrooms, forContinue reading “Medicinal Mushrooms for Dogs with Cancer”
Vaccination to Prevent Dog Cancer?
A vaccine for dog cancer? Who has ever heard of such a thing? If you were to ask the cancer community, a vaccine for dog cancer is near impossible. The idea is out of this world to say the least. But, research is advancing, technology is advancing, and science is coming a long way. AboutContinue reading “Vaccination to Prevent Dog Cancer?”