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”

Melatonin for My Dog with Cancer and Other Ailments

Melatonin is most well-known as a supplement to help us sleep. How could this help our dogs? And, more importantly, how could it help a dog with cancer?

Is a Pea Sized Lump a Big Deal?

Are pea-sized lumps a big deal? Short answer: yes. This doesn’t mean there is a need to panic. Instead, it means you should make an appointment with your veterinarian for a potential aspiration of the lump (using a fine needle to gather a small amount of cells to be examined under a microscope). There isContinue reading “Is a Pea Sized Lump a Big Deal?”

Coping and Grieving: Adults and Children Losing a Dog from Cancer

*Excerpts from ‘The Behavioral Side to Canine Cancer” written by Amber L. Drake (Chapter 8) Children are vulnerable enough already, and the whole idea of death is not something that they entirely understand. They are usually pretty close to our beloved dogs, as our children tend to spend a great deal of their time withContinue reading “Coping and Grieving: Adults and Children Losing a Dog from Cancer”

Dog Cancer Research Donation: Make a Difference

If you’re a dog lover, you may be wondering how to make a dog cancer research donation. Whether you’ve lost a pet to cancer or have seen a friend struggle through it, you know how devastating the disease can be. As dog lovers ourselves, we have all had to deal with that reality firsthand. TheContinue reading “Dog Cancer Research Donation: Make a Difference”

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”

Full Spectrum CBD for Dog Cancer

From a personal standpoint, I can tell you that when I first started in this career field, I didn’t give cannabis medicine a second thought. Through all of my years in college, the time I spent in seminars, continuing education, with other professionals, etc., cannabis was left in the dark. Looking back now, I amContinue reading “Full Spectrum CBD for Dog Cancer”

KetoPet Sanctuary and the Ketogenic Diet for Dogs

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 given a remaining life expectancy of only a few weeks. However, their time at the KetoPet SanctuaryContinue reading “KetoPet Sanctuary and the Ketogenic Diet for Dogs”

Early Detection of Dog Cancer is Key

One of the most difficult aspects of hearing, ‘your dog has cancer,’ is the unexpected diagnosis. How could my dog just all of a sudden have cancer now when they didn’t appear to last week? The truth is it’s in your dog’s DNA to hide their illnesses as long as possible. The weakest in theContinue reading “Early Detection of Dog Cancer is Key”