When a dog has cancer, their diet can play a significant role in their quality and length of life. But for pet parents, knowing the right foods to offer is often confusing. Cancer has the ability to affect every step of a dog’s digestive process.
Excess body weight is an important factor as it relates to the risk of developing tumors and cancer in dogs and cats. Simply put extra pounds increase your pet’s risk of developing cancer. If your dog or cat is 15 percent or more above his or her ideal weight, he is obese. Being just 10% percent overweight decreases your pets healthy life span by one-third and predisposes him to heart, liver and kidney disease as well as to arthritis, diabetes, and cancer.
Breast cancer is most often associated with humans, but dogs develop this malignancy as well. The good news is that there are many steps you can take to reduce the risk in your own canine companion. We don’t often think of breast cancer in association with our canine companions. But the fact is, the incidence of mammary tumors in dogs is higher than in any other domesticated animal.
Mammary tumors are three times more common in dogs than they are in humans, according to Dr. Carol Osborne, DVM, from Chagrin Falls Veterinary Center & Pet Clinic. They are also more common in adult, non-spayed female dogs, with obesity and older age increases the risk significantly.
Debate Continues Over Use Of Cannabis to Treat Canine Health Issues. Steven Siegel’s 15-year-old Jack Russell terrier, Pumpkin, fell ill and had to be rushed to the hospital. After seeing several specialists, tests determined that Pumpkin was in kidney failure. “I gave her every bit of medicine (that) science could give to us,” Siegel says.
We recently received a lovely note from Dave and Connie about their beautiful dog Zeke. With his cancer trial entering the third round of treatment and a change of diet and medication from the team at Chagrin Falls Pet Clinic – Zeke has shown amazing improvement. I will let Dave and Connie’s words speak for themselves.
As Seen on New York Daily News: These dogs aren’t rolling over for cancer — and they’re certainly not playing dead. An Ohio vet is conducting a clinical immunotherapy trial for canines with advanced cancer, which is giving some terminal pups a new leash on life.
Bainbridge residents Diane and Michael Swigonski’s St. Bernard, Poo Bear, should have passed away by now. The dog, a rescue estimated to be between 6 and 8 years old, was diagnosed with bone cancer in early April and given a four- to six-week prognosis.
In addition to being an ideal companion, Farley, a 12-year-old Tibetan Terrier, has truly been an inspiration to his owners Tom Donelan and Carla Woodcock of Mentor. “I started out with cancer and that was a big enough blow for us, then we found out the Farley had it too,” Woodcock said. Donelan said Farley was lethargic, his stomach was distended and his colitis worsened.
A Chagrin Falls Veterinary Clinic is seeing impressive results with a new trial to cure cancer in canines. Dr. Carol Osborne runs the Chagrin Falls Pet Clinic. It’s the only place in the U.S. offering a free cancer treatment trial out of Australia.
Dog Cancer Cure Holds New Hope
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Dog Cancer Cure Holds New Hope. Today cancer is the leading cause of death in dogs. Nearly 50% or half of all dogs age 10 and over die from cancer. That represents approximately 6 million canine lives lost each year from cancer.
April 28, 2016, Chagrin Falls, Ohio: Dog with Terminal Cancer Cured with Single Pill. Immunotherapy Canine Cancer Trials now in the USA; exclusively offered in Chagrin Falls, Ohio. Integrative Veterinarian, Dr. Carol Osborne and the Chagrin Falls Pet Clinic, in Chagrin Falls, Ohio is conducting these canine cancer clinical trials. Canine Cancer Clinical Trials are…
Dog Breast Cancer Rate Surpasses Humans. Does your dog have a lump or a bump you have been wondering about? The American Kennel Club discussed this with integrative veterinarian Dr. Carol Osborne
Canine mammary tumors are the most common cancer in intact [not spayed] female dogs and account for approximately half of all canine cancers.
Traditional medicine is well established however holistic alternatives are natural and very effective for many ailments in pets.
Dr. Carol, I am an out of state customer who did phone consults with you for my basset hound Max with cancer and am so pleased I want to let other pet owners know about my experience with you.
New Dog Bone Cancer Therapy Offers Hope for Humans. Researchers at Auburn University are testing a new dog bone cancer therapy that holds hope for humans with the same condition.
Spay Neuter. Researchers at the University of Davis conducted a ten year canine study to determine the effect of spaying and neutering dogs prior to the age of one as it affects health and disease development in Golden Retrievers.
Detect Pet Cancer. According to Veterinary Pet Insurance Company over 48,000 claims were received last year, making pet cancer related claims the fourth most common pet medical claim for 2011.
Dog Cancer is the leading cause of death in dogs. Over half of all dogs over ten years old die of cancer and the incidence is increasing at an explosive rate.
The leading cause of death in dogs today is due to pet cancer. Genetic predisposition, diet and lifestyle are all considered to be major risk factors, and new evidence suggests that diet and anti-oxidant supplementation
Neutered Dogs Risk Prostate Cancer. Contrary to what may pet owners may believe, neutering male dogs actually increases the risk of prostate cancer eight fold.
Complementing Pet Cancer Treatment with Massage Therapy: Dealing with a cancer diagnosis and the subsequent treatment process can take both a physical and an emotional toll on a pet just as it does on a person
Canine Lymphoma Chemotherapy. Lymphoma cancer or Canine Lymphosarcoma is treatable but not yet curable in dogs. The earliest lymphoma is detected in many dogs is what vets call Stage IIIA; note that all stages may be treated.
Canine Lymphoma. When dogs are diagnosed with lymphoma cancer or lymphosarcoma, many pet owners seek out complementary therapies to help their pet deal with the disease and its treatment.
Dog Cancer : Lymphoma : While many pet owners who receive a diagnosis of lymphoma or lymphosarcoma for their dog will opt for chemotherapy, other pet owners seek out a more natural approach
Lymphoscarcoma, also called non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma or lymphoma, is the most commonly treated cancer in dogs. We’ve already discussed tests that may be useful in determining lymphosarcoma in dogs.
Lymphoma, also referred to as Lymphosarcoma is the most commonly treated form of cancer in dogs. Also called lymphoma or non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, lymphosarcoma may be diagnosed after a routine veterinary