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Dog Cancer Answers

Summary: If your dog has cancer, this podcast can help. Vetted advice from real veterinarians who answer your questions. Call our listener line to ask your question: 808-863-3200. Season 1 launched in 2012. Season 2 launched in 2020.

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 My Dog Has Cancer: What Do I Need to Know? │ Molly Jacobson Deep Dive | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1088

How do you keep breathing? And should you get an oncologist on board? And how do I cope with my guilt? Members of the Facebook group Dog Cancer Support offer their hard-won wisdom in this special episode of Dog Cancer Answers. Find out the most important things folks wish they’d known sooner, now.  Molly Jacobson is the editor of our podcast sponsor, the book The Dog Cancer Survival Guide: Full Spectrum Treatments to Optimize Your Dog’s Life Quality and Longevity.  Links & Resources Mentioned in Today’s Show:  The Dog Cancer Survival Guide: Full Spectrum Treatments to Optimize Your Dog’s Life Quality and Longevity.  To join the private Facebook group for readers of Dr. Dressler’s book “The Dog Cancer Survival Guide,” go to https://dogcancersupport.com Read the full article “My Dog Has Cancer: What Do I Need to Know?” on DogCancerBlog.com: https://www.dogcancerblog.com/articles/your-role/emotional-management/my-dog-has-cancer/ About Today’s Guest, Molly Jacobson:  Molly Jacobson is a writer. She is also the editor of the best-selling animal health book The Dog Cancer Survival Guide: Full Spectrum Treatments to Optimize Your Dog’s Life Quality and Longevity. A lifelong dog lover and self-professed health nerd, she is all too familiar with dog cancer. She has been supporting readers of Dr. Dressler’s website and book since the beginning. Molly earned a BA from Tufts University, and after a career in bookselling and book publishing attended The Swedish Institute to become a licensed massage therapist in New York State.  Follow Dr. D and The Dog Cancer Survival Guide on the Socials:    https://www.youtube.com/dogcancervet https://www.facebook.com/dogcancer/ https://www.facebook.com/groups/dogcancersupport/ https://twitter.com/dogcancervet https://www.instagram.com/dogcancersurvivalguide/  Dog Cancer Answers is a Maui Media production in association with Dog Podcast Network This episode is sponsored by the best-selling animal health book The Dog Cancer Survival Guide: Full Spectrum Treatments to Optimize Your Dog’s Life Quality and Longevity by Dr. Demian Dressler and Dr. Susan Ettinger. Available everywhere fine books are sold.  Listen to podcast episode for a special discount code.  If you would like to ask a dog cancer related question for one of our expert veterinarians to answer on a future Q&A episode, call our Listener Line at 808-868-3200. Have a guest you think would be great for our show? Contact our producers at DogCancerAnswers.com Have an inspiring True Tail about your own dog’s cancer journey you think would help other dog lovers? Share your true tail with our producers.

 Exam Room Series: Melanoma │ Dr. Demian Dressler | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 564

Where are melanomas most aggressive? Where are they most benign? You might be surprised to hear the answers that Dr. Dressler discusses in this episode. Find out why some melanoma cancers spread quickly and aggressively while others do not. This episode is an absolute must-listen! Links Mentioned in Today’s Show: The Dog Cancer Survival Guide: Full Spectrum Treatments to Optimize Your Dog’s Life Quality and Longevity by Dr. Demian Dressler and Dr. Susan Ettinger. https://www.dogcancerblog.com/articles/choosing-treatments/what-is-treatment-plan-analysis/ by Dr. Demian Dressler https://www.dogcancerblog.com/videos/are-you-a-dog-lover-or-dog-guardian-helping-your-dog-survive-cancer/ by Dog Cancer Vet Team https://www.dogcancerblog.com/articles/book-excerpt/how-can-i-help-my-dog-with-cancer/ by Dog Cancer Vet Team https://www.dogcancerblog.com/articles/full-spectrum-cancer-care/what-is-full-spectrum-cancer-care/ by Dog Cancer Vet Team https://www.dogcancerblog.com/articles/full-spectrum-cancer-care/dog-cancer-diet/diet-and-dogs-with-cancer/ by Dr. Sue Ettinger https://www.dogcancerblog.com/articles/full-spectrum-cancer-care/supplements/new-ways-to-boost-immunity/ by Dr. Demian Dressler https://www.dogcancerblog.com/articles/full-spectrum-cancer-care/supplements/immunity-and-dog-cancer/ by Dr. Demian Dressler https://www.dogcancerblog.com/articles/apoptosis/apoptosis-cancer/ by Dr. Demian Dressler https://www.dogcancerblog.com/videos/dog-cancer-and-apoptosis-and-apoptogens/ by Dog Cancer Vet Team You can reach out to Dr. Demian Dressler directly on his veterinary hospital’s website: https://VetinKihei.com.     To join the private Facebook group for readers of Dr. Dressler’s book “The Dog Cancer Survival Guide,” go to https://www.facebook.com/groups/dogcancersupport/    About Today’s Guest, Dr. Demian Dressler:  Dr. Demian Dressler, DVM is internationally recognized as “the dog cancer vet” because of his innovations in the field of dog cancer management. A dynamic educator and speaker, Dr. Dressler is the author of the best-selling animal health book The Dog Cancer Survival Guide: Full Spectrum Treatments to Optimize Your Dog’s Life Quality and Longevity.    Dr. Dressler is the owner of the accredited practice South Shore Veterinary Care, a full-service veterinary hospital in Maui, Hawaii, Dr. Dressler studied Animal Physiology and received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of California at Davis before earning his Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from Cornell University.    "Your dog does NOT have an expiration date, and there are things ALL cancers have in common that you can help fight. Imagine looking back at this time five years from now and not having a single regret."   - Dr. D  You can find hundreds of articles Dr. D wrote about dog cancer on his immensely popular website: https://www.dogcancerblog.com/meet-the-veterinarians-dr-dressler/   Dog Cancer Answers is a Maui Media production in association with Dog Podcast Network This episode is sponsored by the best-selling animal health book The Dog Cancer Survival Guide: Full Spectrum Treatments to Optimize Your Dog’s Life Quality and Longevity by Dr. Demian Dressler and Dr. Susan Ettinger. Available everywhere fine books are sold.  Listen to podcast episode for a special discount code.  If you would like to ask a dog cancer related question for one of our expert veterinarians to answer on a future Q&A episode, call our Listener Line at 808-868-3200. Have a guest you think would be great for our show? Contact our producers at DogCancerAnswers.com Have an inspiring True Tail about your own dog’s cancer journey you think would help other dog lovers? Share your true tail with our producers.

 Exam Room Series: Nasal Cavity Cancers │ Dr. Demian Dressler | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 518

Did you know that secondhand smoke can be a risk factor for your dog in developing nasal cavity cancer, and that certain breeds of dogs with longer snouts have even higher risks? Dr. Dressler advises dog guardians on the best treatment options to help reduce your dog’s cancer cell burden. Links Mentioned in Today’s Show: The Dog Cancer Survival Guide: Full Spectrum Treatments to Optimize Your Dog’s Life Quality and Longevity by Dr. Demian Dressler and Dr. Susan Ettinger. https://www.dogcancerblog.com/articles/full-spectrum-cancer-care/what-is-full-spectrum-cancer-care/ by the Dog Cancer Vet Team https://www.dogcancerblog.com/articles/cancer-type/nasal-tumors/diagnosis-of-nasal-tumors/ by Dr. Demian Dressler https://www.dogcancerblog.com/articles/full-spectrum-cancer-care/conventional/cyberknife-radiosurgery-in-pets/ by Dr. Sue Ettinger https://www.dogcancerblog.com/articles/full-spectrum-cancer-care/dog-cancer-diet/diet-and-dogs-with-cancer/ by Dr. Sue Ettinger https://www.dogcancerblog.com/articles/full-spectrum-cancer-care/supplements/new-ways-to-boost-immunity/ by Dr. Demian Dressler https://www.dogcancerblog.com/articles/full-spectrum-cancer-care/supplements/immunity-and-dog-cancer/ by Dr. Demian Dressler https://www.dogcancerblog.com/articles/apoptosis/apoptosis-cancer/ by Dr. Demian Dressler https://www.dogcancerblog.com/videos/dog-cancer-and-apoptosis-and-apoptogens/ by Dr. Demian Dressler https://www.dogcancerblog.com/articles/book-excerpt/how-can-i-help-my-dog-with-cancer/by The Dog Cancer Vet Team https://www.dogcancerblog.com/articles/cancer-causes/smoke-screens-and-dog-cancer/ by Dr. Demian Dressler You can reach out to Dr. Demian Dressler directly on his veterinary hospital’s website: https://VetinKihei.com.     To join the private Facebook group for readers of Dr. Dressler’s book “The Dog Cancer Survival Guide,” go to https://www.facebook.com/groups/dogcancersupport/    About Today’s Guest, Dr. Demian Dressler:  Dr. Demian Dressler, DVM is internationally recognized as “the dog cancer vet” because of his innovations in the field of dog cancer management. A dynamic educator and speaker, Dr. Dressler is the author of the best-selling animal health book The Dog Cancer Survival Guide: Full Spectrum Treatments to Optimize Your Dog’s Life Quality and Longevity.    Dr. Dressler is the owner of the accredited practice South Shore Veterinary Care, a full-service veterinary hospital in Maui, Hawaii, Dr. Dressler studied Animal Physiology and received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of California at Davis before earning his Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from Cornell University.    "Your dog does NOT have an expiration date, and there are things ALL cancers have in common that you can help fight. Imagine looking back at this time five years from now and not having a single regret."  - Dr. D  You can find hundreds of articles Dr. D wrote about dog cancer on his immensely popular website: https://www.dogcancerblog.com/meet-the-veterinarians-dr-dressler/   Dog Cancer Answers is a Maui Media production in association with Dog Podcast Network This episode is sponsored by the best-selling animal health book The Dog Cancer Survival Guide: Full Spectrum Treatments to Optimize Your Dog’s Life Quality and Longevity by Dr. Demian Dressler and Dr. Susan Ettinger. Available everywhere fine books are sold.  Listen to podcast episode for a special discount code.  If you would like to ask a dog cancer related question for one of our expert veterinarians to answer on a future Q&A episode, call our Listener Line at 808-868-3200. Have a guest you think would be great for our show? Contact our producers at DogCancerAnswers.com Have an inspiring True Tail about your own dog’s cancer journey you think would help other dog lovers? Share your true tail with our producers.

 Exam Room Series: Oral Cancers │ Dr. Demian Dressler | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 516

Oral cancer is scary and can be tough for you and your veterinarian to manage. If your dog has a malignant tumor, traditional chemo and radiation treatments might not be their best option. Before you lose hope, listen to this episode to find out how you can help reduce your dog’s tumor cell burden.  Links Mentioned in Today’s Show: The Dog Cancer Survival Guide: Full Spectrum Treatments to Optimize Your Dog’s Life Quality and Longevity by Dr. Demian Dressler and Dr. Susan Ettinger. https://www.dogcancerblog.com/articles/full-spectrum-cancer-care/what-is-full-spectrum-cancer-care/ by the Dog Cancer Vet Team https://www.dogcancerblog.com/articles/glossary/malignant-definition/by Dog Cancer Vet Team https://www.dogcancerblog.com/articles/choosing-treatments/diagnosis/dog-cancer-words-you-should-know-grade-and-stage/ by Dr. Demian Dressler https://www.dogcancerblog.com/articles/scientific-medical-references/oral-cancer/ by Dog Cancer Vet Team https://www.dogcancerblog.com/videos/oral-cancers-what-you-need-to-know-about-your-dogs-cancer/ by Dog Cancer Vet Team https://www.dogcancerblog.com/articles/full-spectrum-cancer-care/conventional/surgery/laser-surgery-for-oral-cancer-in-dogs/ by Dr. Demian Dressler https://www.dogcancerblog.com/articles/apoptosis/dna-discoverer-watson-echoes-our-dog-cancer-approach/ by Dr. Demian Dressler https://www.dogcancerblog.com/articles/apoptosis/apoptosis-cancer/by Dr. Demian Dressler https://www.dogcancerblog.com/articles/immune-system-fuel/ by Dr. Demian Dressler https://www.dogcancerblog.com/articles/full-spectrum-cancer-care/nutraceuticals/supplements-for-dogs-with-cancer/  by Dr. Demian Dressler https://www.dogcancerblog.com/articles/full-spectrum-cancer-care/dog-cancer-diet/diet-and-dogs-with-cancer/by Dr. Sue Ettinger You can reach out to Dr. Demian Dressler directly on his veterinary hospital’s website: https://VetinKihei.com.     To join the private Facebook group for readers of Dr. Dressler’s book “The Dog Cancer Survival Guide,” go to https://www.facebook.com/groups/dogcancersupport/    About Today’s Guest, Dr. Demian Dressler:  Dr. Demian Dressler, DVM is internationally recognized as “the dog cancer vet” because of his innovations in the field of dog cancer management. A dynamic educator and speaker, Dr. Dressler is the author of the best-selling animal health book The Dog Cancer Survival Guide: Full Spectrum Treatments to Optimize Your Dog’s Life Quality and Longevity.    Dr. Dressler is the owner of the accredited practice South Shore Veterinary Care, a full-service veterinary hospital in Maui, Hawaii, Dr. Dressler studied Animal Physiology and received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of California at Davis before earning his Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from Cornell University.    "Your dog does NOT have an expiration date, and there are things ALL cancers have in common that you can help fight. Imagine looking back at this time five years from now and not having a single regret."  - Dr. D  You can find hundreds of articles Dr. D wrote about dog cancer on his immensely popular website: https://www.dogcancerblog.com/meet-the-veterinarians-dr-dressler/   Dog Cancer Answers is a Maui Media production in association with Dog Podcast Network This episode is sponsored by the best-selling animal health book The Dog Cancer Survival Guide: Full Spectrum Treatments to Optimize Your Dog’s Life Quality and Longevity by Dr. Demian Dressler and Dr. Susan Ettinger. Available everywhere fine books are sold.  Listen to podcast episode for a special discount code.  If you would like to ask a dog cancer related question for one of our expert veterinarians to answer on a future Q&A episode, call our Listener Line at 808-868-3200. Have a guest you think would be great for our show? Contact our producers at DogCancerAnswers.com Have an inspiring True Tail about your own dog’s cancer journey you think would help other dog lovers? Share your true tail with our producers.

 Exam Room Series: Hemangiosarcoma │ Dr. Demian Dressler | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 512

Hemangiosarcoma tumors grow directly out of the blood vessel wall and have very serious and life-threatening implications if they are not discovered and removed before the tumor ruptures. In this episode, Dr. Dressler covers how hemangiosarcoma’s are diagnosed, what kind of surgical intervention is involved, starting your dog on the cancer diet, and how herbal supplementation can help you give your dog the best quality of life after their cancer diagnosis. Links Mentioned in Today’s Show: The Dog Cancer Survival Guide: Full Spectrum Treatments to Optimize Your Dog’s Life Quality and Longevity by Dr. Demian Dressler and Dr. Susan Ettinger. https://www.dogcancerblog.com/articles/full-spectrum-cancer-care/what-is-full-spectrum-cancer-care/ by the Dog Cancer Vet Team https://www.dogcancerblog.com/articles/bump-lump/signs-of-cancer-in-dogs/ by Dr. Demian Dressler https://www.dogcancerblog.com/articles/choosing-treatments/diagnosis/survival-times-and-dog-cancer/ by Dr. Demian Dressler https://www.dogcancerblog.com/articles/chinese-herb-for-bleeding-dog-cancers/ by Dr. Demian Dressler https://www.dogcancerblog.com/articles/full-spectrum-cancer-care/supplements/fantastic-fungus-and-dog-cancermedicinal-mushrooms/ by Dr. Demian Dressler You can reach out to Dr. Demian Dressler directly on his veterinary hospital’s website: https://VetinKihei.com.     To join the private Facebook group for readers of Dr. Dressler’s book “The Dog Cancer Survival Guide,” go to https://www.facebook.com/groups/dogcancersupport/    About Today’s Guest, Dr. Demian Dressler:  Dr. Demian Dressler, DVM is internationally recognized as “the dog cancer vet” because of his innovations in the field of dog cancer management. A dynamic educator and speaker, Dr. Dressler is the author of the best-selling animal health book The Dog Cancer Survival Guide: Full Spectrum Treatments to Optimize Your Dog’s Life Quality and Longevity.    Dr. Dressler is the owner of the accredited practice South Shore Veterinary Care, a full-service veterinary hospital in Maui, Hawaii, Dr. Dressler studied Animal Physiology and received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of California at Davis before earning his Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from Cornell University.    "Your dog does NOT have an expiration date, and there are things ALL cancers have in common that you can help fight. Imagine looking back at this time five years from now and not having a single regret."   - Dr. D You can find hundreds of articles Dr. D wrote about dog cancer on his immensely popular website: https://www.dogcancerblog.com/meet-the-veterinarians-dr-dressler/   Dog Cancer Answers is a Maui Media production in association with Dog Podcast Network This episode is sponsored by the best-selling animal health book The Dog Cancer Survival Guide: Full Spectrum Treatments to Optimize Your Dog’s Life Quality and Longevity by Dr. Demian Dressler and Dr. Susan Ettinger. Available everywhere fine books are sold.  Listen to podcast episode for a special discount code.  If you would like to ask a dog cancer related question for one of our expert veterinarians to answer on a future Q&A episode, call our Listener Line at 808-868-3200. Have a guest you think would be great for our show? Contact our producers at DogCancerAnswers.com Have an inspiring True Tail about your own dog’s cancer journey you think would help other dog lovers? Share your true tail with our producers.

 Exam Room Series: Osteosarcoma │ Dr. Demian Dressler | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 621

What is osteosarcoma? What does micrometastasis mean? Can dogs live happy lives on three legs? What can you expect for life quality? And are those dire predictions of a short life expectancy really true? If your dog was recently diagnosed with osteosarcoma, you are probably debating whether you should have their leg amputated. This podcast episode will help guide you on how to process the initial shock, understand treatment options, and give you some much needed peace of mind about whether dogs feel happy after amputation. Links Mentioned in Today’s Show: The Dog Cancer Survival Guide: Full Spectrum Treatments to Optimize Your Dog’s Life Quality and Longevity by Dr. Demian Dressler and Dr. Susan Ettinger. https://www.dogcancerblog.com/articles/full-spectrum-cancer-care/what-is-full-spectrum-cancer-care/ by the Dog Cancer Vet Team https://www.dogcancerblog.com/articles/your-role/guardian-versus-dog-lover-in-dog-cancer/ by Dr. Demian Dressler https://www.dogcancerblog.com/articles/managing-pain/pain-management-update-plus-natural-pain-relief-for-dogs/ by Dr. Demian Dressler https://www.dogcancerblog.com/articles/dr-sues-recommended-tests-for-osteosarcoma-diagnosis-and-work-up-pre-surgical-biopsy-optional/ by Dr. Sue Ettinger https://www.dogcancerblog.com/articles/cancer-type/osteosarcoma/my-dog-has-osteosarcoma-should-i-allow-amputation/ by Dr. Demian Dressler https://www.dogcancerblog.com/articles/canine-osteosarcoma-amputation-and-life-quality/ by Dr. Demian Dressler  https://www.dogcancerblog.com/articles/choosing-treatments/diagnosis/dog-cancer-what-is-micrometastasis-and-why-do-we-care/ by Dr. Demian Dressler https://www.dogcancerblog.com/articles/cancer-type/osteosarcoma/osteosarcoma-part-one/ by Dr. Sue Ettinger You can reach out to Dr. Demian Dressler directly on his veterinary hospital’s website: https://VetinKihei.com.     To join the private Facebook group for readers of Dr. Dressler’s book “The Dog Cancer Survival Guide,” go to https://www.facebook.com/groups/dogcancersupport/    About Today’s Guest, Dr. Demian Dressler:  Dr. Demian Dressler, DVM is internationally recognized as “the dog cancer vet” because of his innovations in the field of dog cancer management. A dynamic educator and speaker, Dr. Dressler is the author of the best-selling animal health book The Dog Cancer Survival Guide: Full Spectrum Treatments to Optimize Your Dog’s Life Quality and Longevity.    Dr. Dressler is the owner of the accredited practice South Shore Veterinary Care, a full-service veterinary hospital in Maui, Hawaii, Dr. Dressler studied Animal Physiology and received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of California at Davis before earning his Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from Cornell University.    "Your dog does NOT have an expiration date, and there are things ALL cancers have in common that you can help fight. Imagine looking back at this time five years from now and not having a single regret."   - Dr. D  You can find hundreds of articles Dr. D wrote about dog cancer on his immensely popular website: https://www.dogcancerblog.com/meet-the-veterinarians-dr-dressler/   Dog Cancer Answers is a Maui Media production in association with Dog Podcast Network This episode is sponsored by the best-selling animal health book The Dog Cancer Survival Guide: Full Spectrum Treatments to Optimize Your Dog’s Life Quality and Longevity by Dr. Demian Dressler and Dr. Susan Ettinger. Available everywhere fine books are sold.  Listen to podcast episode for a special discount code.  If you would like to ask a dog cancer related question for one of our expert veterinarians to answer on a future Q&A episode, call our Listener Line at 808-868-3200. Have a guest you think would be great for our show? Contact our producers at DogCancerAnswers.com Have an inspiring True Tail about your own dog’s cancer journey you think would help other dog lovers? Share your true tail with our producers.

 Exam Room Series: Mammary Gland Cancer │ Dr. Demian Dressler | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 522

How old should a female dog be before she is spayed? What if your female dog has a mammary tumor before you have her spayed; should you still spay her to prevent further progression of the cancer? What is the treatment for mammary cancer in dogs? Are there pros and cons to spaying your dog before or after they are diagnosed with mammary cancer? Tune in to this episode to hear the answers to these questions and more. Links Mentioned in Today’s Show: The Dog Cancer Survival Guide: Full Spectrum Treatments to Optimize Your Dog’s Life Quality and Longevity by Dr. Demian Dressler and Dr. Susan Ettinger https://www.dogcancerblog.com/articles/full-spectrum-cancer-care/what-is-full-spectrum-cancer-care/ by the Dog Cancer Vet Team https://www.dogcancerblog.com/articles/cancer-type/mammary-tumors/breast-cancer-dogs/ by Dr. Demian Dressler https://www.dogcancerblog.com/articles/cancer-causes/spayneuter-and-the-association-with-cancer-in-dogs-part-one/ by Dr. Sue Ettinger https://www.dogcancerblog.com/articles/cancer-causes/spayneuter-and-the-association-with-cancer-in-dogs-part-two/ by Dr. Sue Ettinger https://www.dogcancerblog.com/articles/cancer-causes/spayneuter-and-the-association-with-cancer-in-dogs-part-three/ by Dr. Sue Ettinger https://www.dogcancerblog.com/articles/cancer-causes/spaying-neutering-and-cancer-in-rottweilers/ by Dr. Demian Dressler https://www.dogcancerblog.com/videos/mammary-tumors-what-you-need-to-know-about-your-dogs-cancer/ by the Dog Cancer Vet Team You can reach out to Dr. Demian Dressler directly on his veterinary hospital’s website: https://VetinKihei.com.     To join the private Facebook group for readers of Dr. Dressler’s book “The Dog Cancer Survival Guide,” go to https://www.facebook.com/groups/dogcancersupport/    About Today’s Guest, Dr. Demian Dressler:  Dr. Demian Dressler, DVM is internationally recognized as “the dog cancer vet” because of his innovations in the field of dog cancer management. A dynamic educator and speaker, Dr. Dressler is the author of the best-selling animal health book The Dog Cancer Survival Guide: Full Spectrum Treatments to Optimize Your Dog’s Life Quality and Longevity.    Dr. Dressler is the owner of the accredited practice South Shore Veterinary Care, a full-service veterinary hospital in Maui, Hawaii, Dr. Dressler studied Animal Physiology and received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of California at Davis before earning his Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from Cornell University.  "Your dog does NOT have an expiration date, and there are things ALL cancers have in common that you can help fight. Imagine looking back at this time five years from now and not having a single regret."   - Dr. D    You can find hundreds of articles Dr. D wrote about dog cancer on his immensely popular website: https://www.dogcancerblog.com/meet-the-veterinarians-dr-dressler/   Dog Cancer Answers is a Maui Media production in association with Dog Podcast Network This episode is sponsored by the best-selling animal health book The Dog Cancer Survival Guide: Full Spectrum Treatments to Optimize Your Dog’s Life Quality and Longevity by Dr. Demian Dressler and Dr. Susan Ettinger. Available everywhere fine books are sold.  Listen to podcast episode for a special discount code.  If you would like to ask a dog cancer related question for one of our expert veterinarians to answer on a future Q&A episode, call our Listener Line at 808-868-3200. Have a guest you think would be great for our show? Contact our producers at DogCancerAnswers.com Have an inspiring True Tail about your own dog’s cancer journey you think would help other dog lovers? Share your true tail with our producers.

 Exam Room Series: Mast Cell Tumors │ Dr. Demian Dressler | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 675

Mast cell tumors (MCT) are the most common type of cancer seen in dogs. Which also means that many dog parents are out there searching for answers to all their MCT questions. In this episode of Dog Cancer Answers, Dr. Dressler took to the mic to bring our listeners some much needed answers about their dog’s mast cell tumors. If your dog just received an MCT diagnosis, this is your must-hear episode!  Links Mentioned in Today’s Show: The Dog Cancer Survival Guide: Full Spectrum Treatments to Optimize Your Dog’s Life Quality and Longevity by Dr. Demian Dressler and Dr. Susan Ettinger. https://www.dogcancerblog.com/articles/full-spectrum-cancer-care/what-is-full-spectrum-cancer-care/ by the Dog Cancer Vet Team https://www.dogcancerblog.com/articles/cancer-type/mast-cell-tumors/all-about-mast-cell-tumor-grade/ by Dr. Sue Ettinger https://www.dogcancerblog.com/articles/cancer-type/mast-cell-tumors/mast-cell-tumors-in-dogs-some-advances-in-conventional-care/ by Dr. Demian Dressler https://www.dogcancerblog.com/articles/cancer-type/mast-cell-tumors/why-benadryl-for-mast-cell-tumors/ by Dr. Demian Dressler https://www.dogcancerblog.com/articles/cancer-type/mast-cell-tumors/why-use-stomach-medication-for-mast-cell-tumors/ by Dr. Demian Dressler https://www.dogcancerblog.com/articles/apoptosis/apoptosis-cancer/ by Dr. Demian Dressler https://www.dogcancerblog.com/articles/cancer-type/mast-cell-tumors/diet-for-dogs-with-mast-cell-tumors/ by Dr. Demian Dressler https://www.dogcancerblog.com/articles/cancer-type/mast-cell-tumors/the-oncologists-thoughts-on-mast-cell-tumors/ by Dr. Sue Ettinger You can reach out to Dr. Demian Dressler directly on his veterinary hospital’s website: https://VetinKihei.com.     To join the private Facebook group for readers of Dr. Dressler’s book “The Dog Cancer Survival Guide,” go to https://www.facebook.com/groups/dogcancersupport/    About Today’s Guest, Dr. Demian Dressler:  Dr. Demian Dressler, DVM is internationally recognized as “the dog cancer vet” because of his innovations in the field of dog cancer management. A dynamic educator and speaker, Dr. Dressler is the author of the best-selling animal health book The Dog Cancer Survival Guide: Full Spectrum Treatments to Optimize Your Dog’s Life Quality and Longevity.    Dr. Dressler is the owner of the accredited practice South Shore Veterinary Care, a full-service veterinary hospital in Maui, Hawaii, Dr. Dressler studied Animal Physiology and received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of California at Davis before earning his Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from Cornell University.    "Your dog does NOT have an expiration date, and there are things ALL cancers have in common that you can help fight. Imagine looking back at this time five years from now and not having a single regret."   - Dr. D    You can find hundreds of articles Dr. D wrote about dog cancer on his immensely popular website: https://www.dogcancerblog.com/meet-the-veterinarians-dr-dressler/   Dog Cancer Answers is a Maui Media production in association with Dog Podcast Network This episode is sponsored by the best-selling animal health book The Dog Cancer Survival Guide: Full Spectrum Treatments to Optimize Your Dog’s Life Quality and Longevity by Dr. Demian Dressler and Dr. Susan Ettinger. Available everywhere fine books are sold.  Listen to podcast episode for a special discount code.  If you would like to ask a dog cancer related question for one of our expert veterinarians to answer on a future Q&A episode, call our Listener Line at 808-868-3200. Have a guest you think would be great for our show? Contact our producers at DogCancerAnswers.com Have an inspiring True Tail about your own dog’s cancer journey you think would help other dog lovers? Share your true tail with our producers.

 Exam Room Series: Lymphoma │ Dr. Demian Dressler | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 658

What happens when you can’t just cut out the cancer? Dr. Demian Dressler talks about lymphoma and why we should replace the phrase “life expectancy” with “gained life expectancy.” It’s tempting to hear the phrase “eight months to live” and give up. But if treatment gives your dog eight more months of life, is it really a loss? Or a gift of eight months?  Links Mentioned in Today’s Show: The Dog Cancer Survival Guide: Full Spectrum Treatments to Optimize Your Dog’s Life Quality and Longevity by Dr. Demian Dressler and Dr. Susan Ettinger. You can reach out to Dr. Demian Dressler directly on his veterinary hospital’s website: https://VetinKihei.com.     To join the private Facebook group for readers of Dr. Dressler’s book “The Dog Cancer Survival Guide,” go to https://www.facebook.com/groups/dogcancersupport/    About Today’s Guest, Dr. Demian Dressler:  Dr. Demian Dressler, DVM is internationally recognized as “the dog cancer vet” because of his innovations in the field of dog cancer management. A dynamic educator and speaker, Dr. Dressler is the author of the best-selling animal health book The Dog Cancer Survival Guide: Full Spectrum Treatments to Optimize Your Dog’s Life Quality and Longevity.    Dr. Dressler is the owner of the accredited practice South Shore Veterinary Care, a full-service veterinary hospital in Maui, Hawaii, Dr. Dressler studied Animal Physiology and received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of California at Davis before earning his Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from Cornell University.  "Your dog does NOT have an expiration date, and there are things ALL cancers have in common that you can help fight. Imagine looking back at this time five years from now and not having a single regret."   - Dr. D    You can find hundreds of articles Dr. D wrote about dog cancer on his immensely popular website: https://www.dogcancerblog.com/meet-the-veterinarians-dr-dressler/   Dog Cancer Answers is a Maui Media production in association with Dog Podcast Network This episode is sponsored by the best-selling animal health book The Dog Cancer Survival Guide: Full Spectrum Treatments to Optimize Your Dog’s Life Quality and Longevity by Dr. Demian Dressler and Dr. Susan Ettinger. Available everywhere fine books are sold.  Listen to podcast episode for a special discount code.  If you would like to ask a dog cancer related question for one of our expert veterinarians to answer on a future Q&A episode, call our Listener Line at 808-868-3200. Have a guest you think would be great for our show? Contact our producers at DogCancerAnswers.com Have an inspiring True Tail about your own dog’s cancer journey you think would help other dog lovers? Share your true tail with our producers.

 Essential Oils For Dogs: Safety, Uses & How To Find Reputable Brands | Dr. Janet Roark Deep Dive | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1639

Like most vets, Dr. Janet Roark didn’t have any faith in essential oils. Her doubts were nursed by the number of shady products on the market. But when a good essential oil rapidly cured her debilitating headache, her curiosity was piqued. How had voodoo treatments triumphed after months of conventional drugs’ failure? Dr. Roark then dove into the burgeoning medical literature behind essential oils, tried it in her own practice, and was astonished by the results.  Dr. Roark joins us for a Deep Dive on today’s show into the medical benefits of essential oils, safe application, her favorite brands, how to find reputable products, and her hopes for the future of American veterinary medicine’s attitude towards essential oils. Links Mentioned in Today’s Show:  Dr. Roark’s website, The Essential Oil Vet. Includes her story, essential oil shop, and various courses, several of which are FREE https://essentialoilvet.com/about/ Dr. Roark’s Safety Guide for using essential oils on animals https://essentialoilvet.com/safety/ Dr. Roark’s Social Media Accounts https://www.facebook.com/EODVM/ https://www.instagram.com/essentialoilvet/?hl=en Paper on frankincense, posted on NIH https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3924999/   the Veterinary Medical Aromatherapy Association https://vmaa.vet/ ThunderShirts for calming dogs https://thundershirt.com/ About GCMS testing for finding reputable essential oils https://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/education/whatischemistry/landmarks/gas-chromatography-mass-spectrometry.html The Dog Cancer Survival Guide: Full Spectrum Treatments to Optimize Your Dog’s Life Quality and Longevity by Dr. Demian Dressler and Dr. Susan Ettinger. About Today’s Guest, Dr. Janet Roark:  Dr. Janet Roark is a veterinarian and the proud owner of Hill Country Mobile Veterinary Service in Austin, Texas. She graduated from Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2005. She started using essential oils for her own health after battling physical as well as emotional struggles related to stress. Essential oils have quite literally changed her life forever, and because of that, she has to tell everyone she meets about them! Dog Cancer Answers is a Maui Media production in association with Dog Podcast Network This episode is sponsored by the best-selling animal health book The Dog Cancer Survival Guide: Full Spectrum Treatments to Optimize Your Dog’s Life Quality and Longevity by Dr. Demian Dressler and Dr. Susan Ettinger. Available everywhere fine books are sold.  Listen to podcast episode for a special discount code.  If you would like to ask a dog cancer related question for one of our expert veterinarians to answer on a future Q&A episode, call our Listener Line at 808-868-3200. Have a guest you think would be great for our show? Contact our producers at DogCancerAnswers.com Have an inspiring True Tail about your own dog’s cancer journey you think would help other dog lovers? Share your true tail with our producers.

 Exam Room Series: Introduction | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 132

Our resident veterinarian for this Exam Room series is Dr. Demian Dressler—co-author of the best selling book “The Dog Cancer Survival Guide.” Dr. Dressler is one of the leading veterinary experts on full spectrum care for dog cancer. Each episode gives you the experience of being in his exam room as he tells you what you need to know about a specific type of dog cancer.

 Checking Your Dog’s Symptoms on the Internet? Here’s What You Need to Know │ Dr. Alex Avery Deep Dive | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1533

If we think that our dog is sick, we may naturally jump online to check for symptoms. While internet research can be easy and helpful, there are risks that affect our pets if the source is incorrect. Our guest, Dr. Alex Avery, veterinarian and founder of Our Pets Health, knows that it doesn’t take much time online to come across harmful pet health advice and recommendations. In this week’s episode, Dr. Avery provides tools to help us make the better-informed choices when researching online and explains the importance of preventative care. Links Mentioned in Today’s Show: Dr. Avery’s website, Our Pets Health: https://ourpetshealth.com/ Dr. Avery’s Socials: YouTube: youtube.com/channel/UC9TeHro44drAs5RV9xfWCSA Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ourpetshealth/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/OurPetsHealth Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OurPetsHealthTV Trustortrash.org: Tool to help you think critically about the quality of health information. The Dog Cancer Survival Guide: Full Spectrum Treatments to Optimize Your Dog’s Life Quality and Longevity by Dr. Demian Dressler and Dr. Susan Ettinger. *Here are some related articles on the website: * Be Careful What You Read!! – By Dr. Demian Dressler About Today’s Guest, Dr. Alex Avery: Dr. Alex Avery’s mission is to help us, and our pets live healthier, happier lives.  After graduating from The University of Bristol’s Veterinary School in 2006, Dr. Avery left the United Kingdom and set off on a world tour, which has now landed him in New Zealand. To support his mission, he launched OurPetsHealth.com which provides complete veterinary healthcare advice via creative and innovative series of videos and podcasts.  Dog Cancer Answers is a Maui Media production in association with Dog Podcast Network This episode is sponsored by the best-selling animal health book The Dog Cancer Survival Guide: Full Spectrum Treatments to Optimize Your Dog’s Life Quality and Longevity by Dr. Demian Dressler and Dr. Susan Ettinger. Available everywhere fine books are sold.  Listen to podcast episode for a special discount code.  If you would like to ask a dog cancer related question for one of our expert veterinarians to answer on a future Q&A episode, call our Listener Line at 808-868-3200. Have a guest you think would be great for our show? Contact our producers at DogCancerAnswers.com Have an inspiring True Tail about your own dog’s cancer journey you think would help other dog lovers? Share your true tail with our producers.

 Tripawds: Life With A Three-Legged Dog | Rene Agredano and Jim Nelson Deep Dive | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1975

When the vet recommended amputation for their dog, Rene and Jim were terrified. Little did they know that this diagnosis would help them do a 180 and start living life to the fullest again.  As it turns out, three legged dogs don’t just thrive—they can teach us a lot about this adventure called life. Rene and Jim tell us about their RV lifestyle, writing two books, meeting Mutts artist Patrick McDonald, and forming Tripawds, an international community for three-legged dog parents. Friendships, foundations, support groups, and even international parties have grown from what seemed like an unmitigated tragedy. And it’s all thanks to Jerry, a three-legged dog who taught his parents how to live in the moment.  This episode is a gold mine for any dog parent living with or facing amputation, as Jim and Renee have created an amazing community and resources. But the life lessons and joy are worth hearing for anybody and everybody. Links Mentioned in Today’s Show: This is the loving HOME for any current or potential tripawd parent. The Tripawds page contains an wealth of resources including forums, a live chat, blogs, reading lists, featured products, and more. https://tripawds.com/  The Tripawds foundation with links to donate, apply for financial assistance and free Tripawds gear, call the hotline, read free veterinary outreach materials, and more: https://tripawds.org/ Rene and Jim’s first book, “Be More Dog: Learning to Live in the Now” https://www.amazon.com/Be-More-Dog-Learning-Live-ebook/dp/B07XR6QQN4/ref=sr_1_2?dchild=1&keywords=be+more+dog&qid=1597873191&sr=8-2 The “Guardian” article covering the first Tripawds gathering: https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2017/jul/01/totally-pawesome-at-the-three-legged-dog-convention The PBS documentary that connected them to Patrick McDonnel: https://tripawds.com/tag/pbs/ The “Mutts” comic: https://mutts.com/about-patrick/ The Dog Cancer Survival Guide: Full Spectrum Treatments to Optimize Your Dog’s Life Quality and Longevity by Dr. Demian Dressler and Dr. Susan Ettinger. About Today’s Guests, Rene Agredano and Jim Nelson:  Jim Nelson and Rene Agredano live, work and write from the road in their RV. In 2007 they sold everything to travel with their terminally-ill dog, Jerry. His bone cancer diagnosis inspired them to create Tripawds.com, an online support community for animal amputees. They are still on the road and their nomadic adventures are chronicled at liveworkdream.com. Dog Cancer Answers is a Maui Media production in association with Dog Podcast Network This episode is sponsored by the best-selling animal health book The Dog Cancer Survival Guide: Full Spectrum Treatments to Optimize Your Dog’s Life Quality and Longevity by Dr. Demian Dressler and Dr. Susan Ettinger. Available everywhere fine books are sold.  Listen to podcast episode for a special discount code.  If you would like to ask a dog cancer related question for one of our expert veterinarians to answer on a future Q&A episode, call our Listener Line at 808-868-3200. Have a guest you think would be great for our show? Contact our producers at DogCancerAnswers.com Have an inspiring True Tail about your own dog’s cancer journey you think would help other dog lovers? Share your true tail with our producers.

 Therapy After Leg Amputation for Dog | Dr. Erica Ancier Deep Dive | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1288

Cancers that affect our dog's limbs, like Osteosarcoma, often result in amputation. The aftercare and recovery process can seem daunting, however there are alternative approaches to rehabilitation that can improve your dog’s mobility and ultimately their quality of life.  In this episode, Dr. Erica Ancier talks with us about hydrotherapy treatment and other ways you can build strength and stamina in your dog at home. Links Mentioned in Today’s Show:  Holistic Veterinary Care  Website: https://holisticvetcare.com Instagram:   https://www.instagram.com/holisticvetcare/  Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/HolisticVeterinaryCare/  American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association (AHVMA)  Website: https://www.ahvma.org AHVMA Vet Finder: https://ahvma.org/find-a-holistic-veterinarian The Dog Cancer Survival Guide by Dr. Demian Dressler and Dr. Susan Ettinger The Dog Cancer Survival Guide: Full Spectrum Treatments to Optimize Your Dog’s Life Quality and Longevity Related Article: Dog Cancer Blog: Pain Management Update PLUS: Natural Pain Relief for Dogs by Dr. Demian Dressler About Today’s Guest, Dr. Erica Ancier: Dr. Erica Ancier is a practitioner at Holistic Veterinary Care in Oakland, California.  Before Holistic Veterinary Care, Dr. Ancier graduated from UCSB before earning her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from Western University of Health Sciences. Her clinical training was focused on rehabilitation and sports medicine for both small animals and horses. Dr. Ancier also obtained her veterinary acupuncture certification (CVA) from the Chi Institute in Florida and the Certified Canine Rehabilitation Practitioner (CCRP) Certification from the University of Tennessee. Both in veterinary school and at Holistic Veterinary Care, Dr. Ancier utilizes holistic medicine as part of an integrative approach towards optimal animal wellness and healing. Dog Cancer Answers is a Maui Media production in association with Dog Podcast Network This episode is sponsored by the best-selling animal health book The Dog Cancer Survival Guide: Full Spectrum Treatments to Optimize Your Dog’s Life Quality and Longevity by Dr. Demian Dressler and Dr. Susan Ettinger. Available everywhere fine books are sold.  Listen to podcast episode for a special discount code.  If you would like to ask a dog cancer related question for one of our expert veterinarians to answer on a future Q&A episode, call our Listener Line at 808-868-3200. Have a guest you think would be great for our show? Contact our producers at DogCancerAnswers.com Have an inspiring True Tail about your own dog’s cancer journey you think would help other dog lovers? Share your true tail with our producers.

 Dog Acupuncture | Dr. Tori Countner Deep Dive | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1524

Dog cancer treatments often seem frighteningly invasive. That’s partly why Dr. Tori Countner believes in a holistic approach and treatments to help alleviate your dog’s anxiety and pain. She works alongside standard Western treatments to increase quality of life through acupuncture, cold laser therapy, nutrition, supplements, and lifestyle changes.  By looking at the whole picture of your dog’s situation, we can manage these problems through a combination of evolving treatments. And many of these can be accomplished at home—Dr. Tori believes in evaluating and responding to your situation as a team.  Links Mentioned in Today’s Show: Dr. Tori’s website The Balanced Pet Vet https://www.balancedpetvet.com/about Dr. Tori’s Socials: https://www.instagram.com/balancedpetvet/?hl=en The Dog Cancer Survival Guide: Full Spectrum Treatments to Optimize Your Dog’s Life Quality and Longevity by Dr. Demian Dressler and Dr. Susan Ettinger. About Today’s Guest, Dr. Tori Countner:  Dr. Tori is a small animal veterinarian and founder of Balanced Pet Vet in Southern California. She integrates natural and western medicine for a wholistic approach to treating her patients. She educates pet lovers on animal health and wellness with tangible tips everyone can incorporate at home. Dr. Tori lives with her husband and two dogs in San Diego. Dog Cancer Answers is a Maui Media production in association with Dog Podcast Network This episode is sponsored by the best-selling animal health book The Dog Cancer Survival Guide: Full Spectrum Treatments to Optimize Your Dog’s Life Quality and Longevity by Dr. Demian Dressler and Dr. Susan Ettinger. Available everywhere fine books are sold.  Listen to podcast episode for a special discount code.  If you would like to ask a dog cancer related question for one of our expert veterinarians to answer on a future Q&A episode, call our Listener Line at 808-868-3200. Have a guest you think would be great for our show? Contact our producers at DogCancerAnswers.com Have an inspiring True Tail about your own dog’s cancer journey you think would help other dog lovers? Share your true tail with our producers.

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