Understanding Apoptosis and Cancer

How are cancer cells different from normal cells? That’s a simple, yet complicated, question to ask. One of the words you will hear pop up often though is apoptosis. If you’re learning about the science of cancer, you’ll learn that apoptosis plays a major role in all cancer types regardless of species. Apoptosis, commonly referred to as cell suicide(IContinue reading “Understanding Apoptosis and Cancer”

Can Dogs Eat Apples?

Your dog is your best friend, so you want to share a bit of that juicy apple you’re having as a midday snack. But, can dog eat apples? You know “an apple a day keeps the doctor away” for humans but does this apply to dogs too? It’s time to see if you can share one ofContinue reading “Can Dogs Eat Apples?”

Cancer Fighting Mushrooms for Dogs

Cancer fighting mushrooms for dogs are getting a lot of attention and for good reason. Did you know medicinal mushrooms can help prevent, and even reverse, cancer in our dogs? Whether your dog already has a diagnosis or you’re searching for preventative measures, mushrooms could be exactly what you’re looking for. Why Use Mushrooms ToContinue reading “Cancer Fighting Mushrooms for Dogs”

Turkey Tail Mushrooms for Dogs with Cancer

Turkey tail isn’t just some mushroom; it has a slew of health advantages for your canine companion. Turkey tail is a type of mushroom that can be found on dead logs. Trametes versicolor or Cariolus versicolor is the scientific name for this plant. In popular usage, it’s called turkey tail because its rings resemble thoseContinue reading “Turkey Tail Mushrooms for Dogs with Cancer”

Can Dogs Eat Raw Fish?

Can dogs eat raw fish? Short answer, yes. They can. Raw fish is safe for your dog and even generally safe for most humans. But most concerns circle around raw fish and parasites. Many raw feeders choose to supplement their dog’s diet with fish for the omega-3 benefits. Small, oily fish like sardines and anchovies areContinue reading “Can Dogs Eat Raw Fish?”

The Benefits of Ginger for Dogs with Cancer

Ginger for dogs with cancer is becoming more popular as dog lovers seek out natural remedies and holistic alternatives. Ginger is a natural anti-inflammatory, anti-nausea, and anti-vomiting agent. It’s also a natural arthritis treatment and can even prevent cancer. Ginger is a rhizome that’s part of the Zingiberaceae family. It’s a tropical plant that growsContinue reading “The Benefits of Ginger for Dogs with Cancer”

Learning About the Keto Diet for Dogs

The ketogenic diet has gained popularity in recent years, albeit it isn’t necessarily the newest. That is, for people. But the keto diet for dogs is also gaining popularity. And perhaps it’s not just a passing craze. Research has found it’s actually incredibly beneficial. The Basics of Keto Diet for Humans High fat, moderate protein, andContinue reading “Learning About the Keto Diet for Dogs”

KetoPet Sanctuary and the Ketogenic Diet

The KetoPet Sanctuary was founded in 2014 by Dr. Lisa Freeman as a 501 (c )(3) non-profit organization. The sanctuary was developed to provide shelter dogs with terminal cancer with a forever home. The adopted dogs were generally provided a remaining life expectancy of only a few weeks. However, their time at the KetoPet SanctuaryContinue reading “KetoPet Sanctuary and the Ketogenic Diet”

When to Give Your Dog Digestive Enzymes

Have you thought about giving your dog digestive enzymes? Or maybe you believe he doesn’t require them. You must believe that everything is great because the food is coming out of one end and coming in the other. Unfortunately, that’s not always the case.  In reality, it’s possible that your dog needs assistance in orderContinue reading “When to Give Your Dog Digestive Enzymes”

Can Dogs Eat Eggs?

For dogs, eggs, especially uncooked eggs, can be debatable. Salmonella illness and even a biotin shortage from eating eggs are issues that worry people. Yes, dogs can eat eggs safely. Similar to their relatives,  wolves, coyotes, and foxes, dogs can safely consume raw eggs. Wild dogs snag eggs from nests and consume them whole, stillContinue reading “Can Dogs Eat Eggs?”