Pros and Cons of Chemo for Dogs

Chemotherapy is the use of chemical compounds to destroy cancer cells or prevent them from replicating. Chemotherapy is used to target and kill rapidly replicating cells. It does so by attacking certain cellular processes (such as DNA replication) or by disrupting other cellular functions that are required for cell replication. Cancer is a condition inContinue reading “Pros and Cons of Chemo for Dogs”

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”