Resources for Pets with Cancer

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Pet Parent Questions About COVID-19

Here are answers to some of your questions about COVID-19 and your pets. https://www.avma.org/sites/default/files/2020-03/covid-19-faq-pet-owners.pdf Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.avma.org

Emergency Planning & Your Pets for COVID-19

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says there is no evidence that dogs and cats can spread the virus that causes COVID-19. But the CDC does recommend that people with symptoms restrict contact with their pets just like they do with people. Specific guidance for infected individuals can be found on the…

Pet First Aid | Basic Procedures

Quick Links Poisoning and Exposure to Toxins · Seizures · Fractures · Bleeding (external) Bleeding (internal) · Burns · Choking · Heatstroke Shock · Pet is

Basic Tips for Handling an Injured Pet

If your pet is injured, it could be in pain and is also most likely scared and confused. You need to be careful to avoid getting hurt, bitten or

Pet Cancer Early Warning Signs

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Pet First Aid Supplies Checklist

As a pet owner, you need to make sure to have basic first aid supplies for your pets in your household.

Multiple Myeloma in Dogs

This form of cancer has no cure, but learn how to treat it early for a much better outcome.

OSU Veterinary Medical Center Opens Oncology Suite

Fueled by $650,000 grant from Blue Buffalo, this expansion enables holistic treatment for pets with cancer and advancements in human health The Integrated Oncology Service at Ohio State’s Veterinary Medical Center is comprised of a team of cancer doctors with specialties in medical, surgical and radiation oncology, working together with clients and their family veterinarian,…

Clinical Trial Begins to Test Universal Vaccine Against Canine Cancer

On Thursday, May 2, the very first dog received the very first vaccine intended to protect her from cancer.And soon after the 9-year-old Gordon setter…

Canine Bone Cancer Vaccine Hints at a Human Version

An immunotherapy based on autologous canine osteosarcoma cells resulted in remission for more than 400 days after surgery, compared with 270 days for dogs in a different study treated with chemotherapy, researchers reported at the Veterinary Cancer Society Annual Conference.

Effective vs. Harmful Diet Changes

Many pet owners change their pet’s diet after a diagnosis of cancer. But which changes are likely to be effective vs….

Osteosarcoma | What’s on the Horizon?

Christine Mullin, VMD, DACVIM (Oncology)• Craig A. Clifford, DVM, MS, DACVIM (Oncology)• Julius M. Liptak, BVSc, MVetClinStud, FACVSc, DACVS-SA, DECVS, ACVS…

Custom Rx for Your Pet With Cancer

My veterinary oncologist wrote a compounding pharmacy prescription for my pet.  Why? In many circumstances, cancer therapeutics are not specifically manufactured…

Cancer & Your Pet: What You Should Know

Pet Parents who welcome new puppies and kittens into their families likely aren’t thinking that their precious new addition could someday…

Is There a Clinical Trial for My Pet?

At Animal Cancer Foundation, we are asked many questions regarding the best resources for pets and pet parents facing a cancer…

Personalized Cancer Treatment Vision

UPDATE (November 2015) –  Institute of Medicine Publishes Workshop Highlights, The Role of Clinical Studies for Pets with Naturally Occurring Tumors in Translational Cancer…

Nutrition & Cancer: Do’s and Don’ts

In case you were wondering what a typical day in the life of a Veterinary Nutrition Specialists is like, my working…

​Feeding a Dog That Has Cancer

Dogs with cancer have special nutritional needs. In human patients with cancer, it has been shown that malnutrition can increase the…

10 Warning Signs of Cancer

Pets have become members of our families and we want to insure that they live the longest and best lives they…

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