"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.

We're closer to a cure, now's the time to beat this cancer!
TOGETHER, WE ARE THE CURE ™.

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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 [...]

Pros and Cons of Chemotherapy for Dogs

- Mon, 03 Aug 2015 18:58:22 +0000

Dogs are not just considered as favorite pets but they are often an integral part of a family. A pet dog is often treated as just another family member, with as much care and love. It is thus imperative to feel aggrieved when your dog gets diagnosed with cancer. Though less common than in humans, [...]

Beat the heat with pet safety tips

- Fri, 31 Jul 2015 17:43:00 +0000

Sunny, warm days bring the opportunity to change up your routine and spend more time outdoors with your pets. However, soaring temperatures bring risks from heat and sun exposure, making your furry friends rely on you to help keep them healthy and safe. Make these warm-weather adjustments to keep your pets in top condition and [...]

How long do dogs live and common dog health problems

- Wed, 29 Jul 2015 17:29:12 +0000

Almost a quarter of British households own a dog – man’s best friend indeed. With such variation of types, breeds and sizes, we feel owners should be able to find out how long their dog may live, and what health problems they could encounter in their lifetime. That’s one of the reasons why we’ve funded [...]

Hannah is still battling cancer, but so far she is winning the battle

- Mon, 27 Jul 2015 17:16:04 +0000

There are some stories that absolutely break your heart, and yet as sad as they are, something good comes out of them. Hannah and her six puppies were found in the middle of a rainstorm, shoved into a tiny cat carrier and left out in the cold. After the puppies were all adopted, the woman [...]

Four common types of pet cancer

- Thu, 23 Jul 2015 16:33:27 +0000

Mammary gland cancer. Mammary gland or breast cancer is common in both dogs and cats. It is the most common tumor found in female dogs and the third most common in cats. One of the presumed and much-touted benefits of early spaying of female pets is a decreased risk of mammary gland cancer. However, a [...]

Cancer in Dogs Offers Insights for Humans

- Tue, 21 Jul 2015 16:27:21 +0000

Cancer in Dogs Offers Insights for Humans Days after agreeing to address a two-day workshop on how clinical studies for pets with naturally occurring tumors can be integrated into developing drugs for human cancers, the topic hit home in the worst way for J. Leonard (Len) Lichtenfeld, M.D. Dr. Lichtenfeld, deputy CMO for the national [...]

When Treating Pet's Cancer, How Much is Too Much?

- Sun, 19 Jul 2015 17:22:48 +0000

I regularly face owners who decide not to pursue therapy for pets that have what are considered treatable cancers. The reasons for this choice can stem from concerns for too many vet visits, too much strain for the pet to go through, projection of their own feelings about cancer treatments on their pets, or financial [...]

Cody's Rules for Living

- Thu, 16 Jul 2015 18:47:20 +0000

My dog just died. She was my daughter, my best friend, my soul sister and my loyal protector. She wanted nothing more than to be near me. Well, actually that’s not true. Chicken, salmon and/or peanut butter would have won out over being near me temporarily, just to be accurate. But being near, and with [...]

Tips about Cancer Surgery Recovery for Dogs

- Wed, 15 Jul 2015 18:00:13 +0000

Deciding what to about Fenway’s cancer was really stressful. We ended up deciding to go ahead and have his tumors removed. They couldn’t be staged until they were out, according to the vet, and so there was a chance that we would go through all the stress of surgery just to find out that he [...]



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