"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 [...]

Clinical trials on man's best friend could be a win-win for both dogs and people

- Mon, 31 Aug 2015 17:27:43 +0000

“Could Fido Fetch a Cure?” Dogs get cancer, too. And they have even fewer treatment options than their human owners do. But an article in Chemical & Engineering News (C&EN), the weekly newsmagazine of the American Chemical Society, offers a glimmer of hope. It explores how clinical trials on man’s best friend could be a [...]

Golden Retriever Diagnosed With Terminal Cancer Gets His First And Last Look At The Ocean!

- Fri, 28 Aug 2015 18:22:44 +0000

A 5-year-old Golden Retriever diagnosed with terminal cancer got the chance to enjoy the Pacific Ocean for the first and last time. Source Cassidy Williams adopted Dood, her 5-year-old Golden Retriever, when he was only a puppy. “I tricked my parents into adopting him,” she said. “I knew they would end up falling in love [...]

This rescue dog who survived cancer does the most wonderful movie scene recreations

- Thu, 27 Aug 2015 16:32:44 +0000

Remember that iconic Notebook kiss? Or Tom Hanks’ giant piano dance scene from Big? How about Wilson, Tom’s best pal in Cast Away? Elsie, a 15-year-old rescued Pit Bull, does. And she recreates those iconic movie moments on her Instagram and Facebook pages every Monday. The former stray is a real American Beauty. Who knows [...]

Bone Marrow Cancer (Myeloma) in Dogs

- Tue, 25 Aug 2015 17:39:55 +0000

Multiple myeloma is an uncommon cancer that is derived from a clonal population of cancerous (malignant) plasma cells in the bone marrow. Although myeloma is not currently curable, it’s relatively uncommon in canines and has successful treatment options. If your dog is suspected of having Multiple Myeloma, a Veterinary Oncologist would best manage the definitive [...]

Minnesota family creates bucket list for pet Corgi with only few months left to live

- Mon, 24 Aug 2015 19:11:16 +0000

A family in Duluth, Minnesota, is helping their pet Corgi, Oscar, complete a bucket list created for him after he was recently diagnosed with terminal cancer. Oscar, 11, went in for a routine teeth cleaning at the Duluth Veterinary Hospital early last July, when Dr. Lisa Juten noticed a tumor that later tests revealed to [...]

Sue Perkins pens heartbreaking open letter to her beloved dog Pickle, admitting 'I had you killed'

- Fri, 21 Aug 2015 16:05:18 +0000

Sue Perkins has penned a heartbreaking open letter to her late dog Pickle, thanking the adorable Beagle for always being there for her, and bravely admitting: “I had you killed”. The Great British Bake Off host lost her dog to cancer earlier this year, after building an inseparable bond over 11 years. Now she has [...]

An alternative treatment for pets with cancer

- Wed, 19 Aug 2015 18:04:25 +0000

Treating cancer in a pet is hard. It’s hard on the animal and on the owners watching their pets suffer and paying the bill. It’s also hard to find alternatives to radical surgery. Scott Milligan is trying to make battling four-legged cancer easier. A former executive in the cancer-treatment industry, Milligan recently launched PetCure Oncology, [...]

17 Incredibly Cool Dog Tattoos Ever Doggy Lover Will Want

- Tue, 18 Aug 2015 18:48:10 +0000

Whether you a big lover of ink or even if you’re just a bit dog obsessed, you wont be able to deny how stunning these dog inspired tattoos are. While the thought of getting something so permanent on your body may sound daunting to a lot of people, we couldn’t think of anything that makes [...]

Dog Gets Final Wish To Play in Snow

- Mon, 17 Aug 2015 16:59:57 +0000

Six-year-old Sophia, a St. Bernard dog, was diagnosed with bone cancer. Before she was put down because of her condition, her owner Alyson Page brought her to the Chill Factore indoor ski centre to give her the perfect send-off by letting her play on the snow. “I had been searching for ideas for something to [...]

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