"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 [...]

Good Samaritans band together to help cancer-stricken dog

- Thu, 30 Oct 2014 20:02:29 +0000

A small dog who was homeless and living his life alone on the streets in Long Beach, California, just a few weeks ago has recently undergone life-saving surgery thanks to the efforts of strangers. The dog, named “Pico,” was discovered by a family who cared enough to not only take him in, but to make [...]

How to Calculate Your Dog's Age

- Wed, 29 Oct 2014 19:41:50 +0000

It’s common knowledge that dog’s age faster than people. But the conventional wisdom that one dog year equals seven human years is an oversimplified view of how old your dog is in human years. Although a dog’s age averages out this way, there is quite a bit of variation. For example, dogs mature more quickly [...]

Make Halloween a treat not trick for your dog

- Mon, 27 Oct 2014 19:03:57 +0000

Keep your dog safe this Halloween by following a few simple steps. Halloween poses a number of health and welfare risks to dogs, from eating foods that can be toxic to man’s best friend, such as chocolate and some sweets, to being scared by trick or treaters and children in costumes. Dogs at Halloween Chocolate [...]

Story of Jackson a Black Lab dog with Cancer

- Sun, 26 Oct 2014 12:55:19 +0000

Recently I learned that my dog has cancer. When my dad told me, I didn’t really feel anything for about a minute. News like that never feels real until you hear your father’s voice crack. Jack’s a 100lb black lab. He’s about 8 years old and blindly adores me and my family the way only [...]

Supercharge your Dog's Health with these 10 Human Foods

- Thu, 23 Oct 2014 19:27:48 +0000

People food bad for Pooches? No way! Contrary to what many people think when it comes to feeding your furkid there are 10 readily available, relatively cheap human foods that are especially good for their health that can be used in conjunction with any commercial or homemade food. We?ve all seen the specially formulated pet [...]

Pet owner drove hundreds of miles a week to care for her sick dog

- Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:25:03 +0000

An animal lover who spent more than £1,000 per month and drove hundreds of miles a week to care for her sick dog has been named Britain’s most dedicated pet owner. Committed Christie Hanson embarked on a 150-mile round trip every week, at the same time as racking up thousands of pounds worth of vets’ [...]

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 [...]

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