"The passion that moves us forward is from
experiencing what Cancer really does to the ones we love.
We are driven because there is a hole in our soul
where once was the love of our dog."
Gary D. Nice

Canine Cancer affects one out of every three dogs.  Of those, over half of them will die of cancer. The National Canine Cancer Foundation is asking for your help to fund important research grants that are working towards improving those statistics. Through a major project funded by the National Institute of Health, the mapping of the genome sequence of the dog has been complete. Knowing the mapping of every gene in the dog, gives researchers an advantage not yet achieved in humans.

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National Canine Cancer Foundation to fund a new innovative Hemangiosarcoma (HSA) Research Project

- Thu, 19 Jun 2014 19:57:20 +0000

I have some new exciting news. As you all know we are always trying to find an new edge in the battle against canine cancer. And Hemangiosarcoma (HSA) is one of those cancers we would like to get a better handle on since it seems to end up being diagnosed too late to save the [...]

The 10 Commandments From a Dogs Point of View

- Fri, 01 Aug 2014 15:38:35 +0000

This is always the very worst part of owning pets. If I could change anything, I would love to change the life span of our loving companions. My Ten Commandments for Pets says it all really. My life is likely to last 10 to 15 years. Any separation from you will be painful. Remember that [...]

The dead dog that changed color twice

- Thu, 31 Jul 2014 15:09:53 +0000

“Though dead, Jack is still on duty and solicits a continuance of your contributions in support of his good work for the Orphans.” So reads the plaque in London Jack’s glass display case at the Bluebell Railway museum. From the Victorian era until after World War Two, charity collection dogs were a popular sight in [...]

What My Dog Has Taught Me About Living With Cancer

- Wed, 30 Jul 2014 16:38:57 +0000

In 2013 our beloved dog, CB, was diagnosed with melanoma. It was a stunning blow to all of us and even the veterinarian had a hard time with the test results. The tumor was in one of the bones that made up his first toe on the right foot and we made the decision to [...]

Man tells goodbye to dying dog by taking it on vacation across New York

- Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:10:51 +0000

A man was devastated with the grim diagnosis of his dog and is determined to make their short time together very special. James Garcia of New York, recently learned that her dog named Elmo, has only a few months left to live. Earlier this month, Garcia learned that his beloved 16-year-old dog suffers from liver [...]

Popular therapy dog fighting cancer again

- Sun, 27 Jul 2014 12:44:11 +0000

Dog trainer Charlie Brugnola knows that his little therapy dog, Sweetheart, won’t be with him much longer. Cancer continues to slowly take the life from his canine friend. After losing his therapy dog, Jinx, a few years back to cancer, the Air Force veteran who’s trained dogs for more than 40 years said he’s learned [...]

Gullivers Run : Run Against Canine Cancer with the NCCF!

- Thu, 24 Jul 2014 12:06:28 +0000

The National Canine Cancer Foundation is very proud to offer passionate owners the opportunity to remember and honor the dogs that have touched your heart. Through the Foundations work, in this case specifically www.RunAgainstCanineCancer.org, we are committed to providing dog lovers a voice in fighting back against canine cancer! 2013 was the Inaugural Gulliver?s Run, [...]

Daisy: The dog who has sniffed out over 500 cases of cancer

- Thu, 24 Jul 2014 18:53:04 +0000

Dr Claire Guest was preoccupied with thoughts about work as she took her dogs for a walk one grey February evening in 2009. A long-term dream to use sniffer dogs to detect early signs of cancer had hit an impasse. Claire, an animal behavioral psychologist, was convinced the animals could sense abnormal cancer cells through [...]

Classroom Canine Dies After Cancer Battle

- Wed, 23 Jul 2014 15:15:41 +0000

Kasey, a 9-year-old golden retriever who visited thousands of Santa Fe schoolchildren with police Officer Bruce Pratz and was a fixture at community events, died July 7 after a battle with spleen cancer. “We learned of her illness shortly after my husband retired from the Santa Fe Police Department about six months ago,” said Annette [...]

What You Need To Know About Cancer In Dogs

- Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:20:38 +0000

Warning Signs And Natural Remedies Who would have thought that cancer would become the leading cause of death in dogs over 10-years old. Cancer simply means that certain cells are reproducing faster than normal. Older cells in the cancerous area are not dying off like they should which is why they can grow so fast. [...]



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