"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 [...]

Getting Ticks Off of Your Dog

- Mon, 20 Oct 2014 19:56:20 +0000

If your dog spends time outside in areas where ticks like to hang out, a tick check should be part of your daily routine. Even the best repellents may not prevent these parasites from latching onto your pooch. And since it can take 24 to 48 hours for an attached tick to transmit an infection [...]

7 Top Canine Health Problems

- Sun, 19 Oct 2014 17:01:32 +0000

Canines unfortunately do not complain of their health or tell you they are in pain. The most serious health problems can be prevented by vaccinations and regular treatment, yet it would help to have a look at the 7 top canine health problems. 1) Vomiting and Diarrhea: It could be caused by an infection known [...]


- Fri, 17 Oct 2014 18:59:14 +0000

1) Walking: Walking is a great activity for any dog. Walking doesn’t stress joints, can be done in almost any weather, and lets your dog explore. No matter how well behaved and trained you believe your dog is, keep him on a leash. The local wildlife, other dogs, people and other outside activities can be [...]

10 Awesome Miracle Dogs Who Beat Cancer

- Thu, 16 Oct 2014 19:25:07 +0000

There is nothing quite like the thrill of finding out that your dog is cancer free. Your dog has been given a clean bill of health and a new lease on life. You know that you have been granted the honor of spending more loving time with your pet and enjoying more special moments together. [...]

16 Most Common Myths About Dog Health Debunked!

- Wed, 15 Oct 2014 18:33:28 +0000

1. Dogs should have a litter before they are spayed. This is not true. Dogs that have a litter before they are spayed are not better for it in any way. In fact, spayed dogs are at lower risk for breast cancer and uterine infections. 2. Dogs are sick when their noses are warm. The [...]

Runners take on canine cancer

- Tue, 14 Oct 2014 15:33:33 +0000

For many families, a pet’s health is the utmost importance, and dealing with a disease like canine cancer can be difficult. On Sunday the mission to find a cure brought Vermonters together in South Burlington. “Her name is Dezi – she just turned eight four days ago,” said Rich Armstrong, Dezi’s owner. The golden retriever [...]

Hector the Pit Bull Has Cancer But Says: I Win, Find Out Why?

- Mon, 13 Oct 2014 16:38:19 +0000

Hector the Pit Bull has led a life full of ups and downs. Hector spent his first two years as one of Michael Vick’s pit bulls. He was being groomed for the dog fighting world, but fortunately was able to find a loving home in Minnesota after the Vick dog fighting ring was dismantled in [...]

Anal Gland Cancer in Dogs known as Anal Sac Adenocarcinoma

- Fri, 10 Oct 2014 18:01:13 +0000

A dog is a man’s best friend, but like any other living being, a dog can suddenly get sick. Like how a human body is complicated, a dog’s body is complicated and then some. There are a few things that you’ll need to be aware of in terms of a dog’s health. One of the [...]

Scientists discover cancer fighting berry

- Thu, 09 Oct 2014 17:04:38 +0000

Scientists have been surprised by the rapid cancer fighting properties of a berry found only in Far North Queensland. An eight-year study led by Dr Glen Boyle, from the QIMR Berghofer medical research institute in Brisbane, found a compound in the berry could kill head and neck tumors as well as melanomas. An experimental drug [...]

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