Stay Away from the Kibble

When cancer hits, it’s often accompanied by weight loss, loss of muscle, and depression. All of these can significantly impact your dog’s quality of life. Consuming a good diet can improve your dog’s life tremendously. Food can actually prove to be ‘good medicine,’ and there’s a term for this known as ‘nutrition therapy.’ A high-qualityContinue reading “Stay Away from the Kibble”

13 Types of Cancer in Dogs

Dogs, like their human counterparts, are susceptible to several cancers, including lymphoma and even breast cancer. The good news is that veterinary oncology treatments are similar to those used to treat cancer in humans. We have compiled a list of 13 types of cancer in dogs to help you learn about which ones could affectContinue reading “13 Types of Cancer in Dogs”

Cancer-Causing Compounds Surround Our Dogs Daily

What you may not realize is that grass is almost certainly poisoned (even if you don’t spray it yourself), and your dog is constantly exposed to a toxin.

6 Early Warning Signs of Cancer in Dogs

Early warning signs of cancer are key to treating cancer early. As your dog ages, the risk of cancer increases. By the age of 10, they have a 50% chance of developing a type of canine cancer, which, in case you didn’t know, is the number one cause of death in dogs. Because of this,Continue reading “6 Early Warning Signs of Cancer in Dogs”

Mouth Cancer in Dogs

Mouth tumors can cause blockages that make chewing and swallowing difficult for dogs. Surgical removal of tumors is frequently required for a dog’s survival, although it isn’t always achievable depending on the nature and location of the tumor.  Tumor Types The good news is that not every tumor will develop into full-blown mouth cancer. TumorsContinue reading “Mouth Cancer in Dogs”

Alarming Signs of Stomach Cancer in Dogs

Stomach cancer in dogs is relatively rare, although it does happen from time to time. Stomach tumors are usually malignant (cancerous) and can spread to other organs. Most stomach tumors are not cancerous, but even benign tumors can cause problems if they grow large or cause an obstruction in the digestive tract. What is aContinue reading “Alarming Signs of Stomach Cancer in Dogs”

Care for Yourself Along the Dog Cancer Journey

In most cases, only those who have experienced their dog having cancer understand the stress associated with being their caregiver. I have personally experienced both my own dog with cancer as well as hundreds of canine cancer clients. And, I can tell you, the stress of knowing your furry best friend has cancer can beContinue reading “Care for Yourself Along the Dog Cancer Journey”

How Cell Suicide Affects Dog 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 referredContinue reading “How Cell Suicide Affects Dog Cancer”

Preventative Measures for Dog Cancer

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”

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”