"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 [...]

Dog Lost Her Battle With Canine Cancer, But Daddy's Tribute Broke Everyone's Heart

- Tue, 01 Dec 2015 16:06:17 +0000

It can be difficult to lose a loved one, and our beloved pets are no different. It’s sad that they only have such short lives, but they manage to enrich ours so much with their antics and endless amounts of love. Sometimes, it seems like we never get enough time with our beloved pets, that [...]

Canine Cancer: Clinical Trials Give Cure Clues

- Mon, 30 Nov 2015 12:52:51 +0000

Aggressive cancer research may benefit both man and animals, and because many cancers in dogs so closely resemble human cancer, the clinical trials used for dogs can provide meaningful results for humans, too. These trials, taking place all over the United States, are helping scientists find answers in their war on cancer. Canine research hasn’t [...]

Love That Dog: How do You Express Thanks for Your Dog?

- Sat, 28 Nov 2015 17:57:35 +0000

“I love that dog” are words that may be spoken in hundreds of languages all over the world when people talk about their dog and if you watch and listen very closely, you’ll hear stories that will make you smile, break your heart or bring you to tears because your dog fills a need that [...]

Factors to remember when dealing with cancer in pets

- Tue, 24 Nov 2015 19:50:35 +0000

Last week, I met with a couple who wanted palliative care for their pet with cancer. The dog is 14 years old, active and happy. They want to keep her comfortable until she and they decide it is time to say goodbye. They asked what caused her cancer, how they could have prevented it and [...]

Thanksgiving Foods Your Dog Can And Cannot Eat!

- Sun, 22 Nov 2015 18:44:01 +0000

Are you and your dog ready for Thanksgiving? Here are some foods your dog can and cannot eat! Thanksgiving is only a few days away! All loving dog owners include their dogs in the celebration, but not all traditional Thanksgiving food is healthy for dogs. Source According to a survey in PetMD, 56% of respondents [...]

What To Do If Your Dog Is Diagnosed With Canine Cancer

- Thu, 19 Nov 2015 17:31:59 +0000

The dreaded “C” word. When your veterinarian comes to you and says it, it feels like time has stopped. You may even deny it at first. But, unfortunately, it’s a bitter truth that many pet owners are faced with – their dog has been diagnosed with cancer. Now’s the time, however, for action. Once your [...]

ClancysCure Honors Golden Retriver Lost to Canine Cancer

- Tue, 17 Nov 2015 18:22:42 +0000

You might recognize these two golden retrievers, Clancy and Chase. They kept guard outside of St. Mary’s Church on Greenwich Ave. for eight years until sadly their owner Rev. Monsignor Frank Wissel had to be put in a nursing home. Bill Gorgas and Barbara Davis saw that these two pups needed a new home and [...]

AU researchers see major breakthrough in canine cancer

- Sun, 15 Nov 2015 19:02:49 +0000

There are not enough months in the year to raise awareness for the numerous types of cancers, but there is one unlikely awareness month that could be an invaluable asset for the future of cancer treatment research. And, it might come as a surprise. November is Pet Cancer Awareness Month. This year the month is [...]

Mr. Brown, the Face of Canine Cancer, Passes Away

- Fri, 13 Nov 2015 15:40:16 +0000

Mr. Brown may not have gotten to visit The Ellen DeGeneres show, but he was able to accomplish quite a bit, including touching the hearts of thousands. Mr. Brown passed away Monday, Nov. 9, according to his Facebook page. He was taken in by Hopeful Tails Animal Rescue board member Chris Ulreich and had been [...]

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