"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 [...]

Why Dogs Need Multivitamin Supplements?

- Mon, 01 Sep 2014 15:00:18 +0000

Many pet parents assume that they are meeting their dog’s nutritional requirements by providing them with high-quality pet food made from the best ingredients. While choosing a nutritious and healthy pet food is an important step in protecting the health of your pet, the fact of the matter is you are likely not meeting all [...]

10 Easy Ways to Make Your Dogs Life More Holistic

- Fri, 29 Aug 2014 18:10:47 +0000

In honor of National Holistic Pet Day on August 30, here are a few ways that you can help your dog lead a more holistic – where your dog’s soul, body and mind are interconnected – life because a balanced dog is a happy one. (Obviously, before trying any of the tips below, always do [...]

Some dog breeds might be genetically predisposed to certain cancers

- Thu, 28 Aug 2014 19:50:26 +0000

It is not uncommon in this postmodern age for dog owners to refer to, and even treat, their dog as if that dog were their child. “This is my baby” and “These are my kids” are phrases frequently uttered by dog owners, absent of any irony, to introduce a bounding Labrador to a new acquaintance [...]

Chemotherapy in Veterinary Medicine

- Wed, 27 Aug 2014 17:42:26 +0000

The diagnosis of cancer is stressful for pet owners, and the prospect of chemotherapy treatments can be equally difficult. However, the fear that animals will spend most of their last days sick from chemotherapy treatments is unwarranted. Knowing how anti-cancer chemotherapy drugs work and what to expect from the treatments can help pet owners decide [...]

Foods that prevent Cancer in Dogs

- Wed, 27 Aug 2014 15:51:00 +0000

According to the National Cancer Institute, nearly 35% of all human cancers can be attributed to diet imbalances and cancer in dogs is no different. Canine cancer is the leading cause of death in dogs over ten years old. The best thing you can do to prevent cancer in your dog (and yourself) is by [...]

Canine cancer companion is all heart

- Tue, 26 Aug 2014 19:09:48 +0000

When David Haynes saw an ad for a free dog, he didn’t know what a great deal he’d be getting. Connie, his 9-year-old rat terrier, is his best friend. The 9-year-old rat terrier has a patch of black fur on her left side that’s shaped like a heart. It’s a unique look that her previous [...]

Value of Animal Treatment to Human Cancer Medicine

- Mon, 25 Aug 2014 18:13:42 +0000

Dr. Rodney Page thinks the dog is a cancer patient’s best friend. Not in the way you might think. Yes, dogs offer loyal companionship that might be especially meaningful to a pet owner facing disease diagnosis and treatment. There’s more. Page, as director of Colorado State University’s world-renowned Flint Animal Cancer Center, is leading a [...]

Skin Tags: Are They Dangerous?

- Fri, 22 Aug 2014 18:04:16 +0000

With the all knowledge of skin cancer and the dangers of malignant lumps, it’s not surprising that any new or unusual growth on your pet?s skin causes concern. However, skin tags are quite common, particularly in older pets, and are generally nothing to worry about. What are skin tags ? Skin tags are the result [...]

Can Cancer in Dogs be Prevented?

- Thu, 21 Aug 2014 17:48:23 +0000

Physicians have known for years that good nutrition and adequate exercise are very important in maintaining our health. Veterinarians are finding that the same advice holds true for our dogs and cats as well. Early detection is also extremely important. Researchers have proven that finding cancerous lesions before they become malignant or while they are [...]

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