Category: Cancer Diagnosis in Dogs

Multiple Myeloma

Multiple myeloma is a cancerous process that dogs, cats, and people happen to share in common. This disease is also referred to as myeloma and plasma cell myeloma. It is relatively uncommon in dogs and rare in cats…. Read More

Transitional Cell Carcinoma in Dogs

Transitional cell carcinoma (TCC) is the most common cancerous condition affecting the urinary tract of dogs. Scottish Terriers top the list in terms of breed predisposition. What is TCC? TCC is a malignant tumor that most commonly grows… Read More

Clinical Trials in Veterinary Medicine

Oh, how I love my readers! I learn so much from you, and you are a constant source of fresh ideas for me. Case in point, a week ago I published a blog post about Degenerative Myelopathy, a… Read More

Cancer Therapy: Is it the Right Choice for Your Pet?

Last week, in honor of Pet Cancer Awareness Month, I provided some pointers for constructively dealing with the diagnosis of cancer. This week I will deliver information about the treatment of cancer and tips for determining if a… Read More

When the Diagnosis is Cancer

The month of May has been declared Pet Cancer Awareness Month. While I’m not altogether sure who determines such things, in honor of this declaration I present to you a good deal of information that I’m certain will… Read More

A Primer on Osteosarcoma

One of the most disheartening diagnoses I must deliver is that of osteosarcoma, a painful and aggressive form of bone cancer that has an affinity for growing within the leg bones of large and giant- breed dogs. I… Read More

Celebrating May

May receives double billing when it comes to pets and the people who love them. Not only is this Pet Cancer Awareness Month, May also happens to host National Pet Week.  In honor of this special month, I… Read More

Canine Cancer Walk 2010

K9 Cancer Walk April 24, 2010  Join Us to Help Morris Animal Foundation Fight Canine Cancer! Elk Grove Regional Park – Elk Grove, California  Registration/Check-in: 8:30 a.m. K9 Cancer Walk–3K/7K: 10:00 a.m. Speakers’ Program: 11:30 a.m.  Speakers: Dr…. Read More

A Gift of Spot

Who doesn’t have a dog lover or two on their holiday gift list?  If you are brainstorming the “perfect present” for your friends, relatives, veterinarian, groomer, and Dog Park buddies, here is an idea to consider.   How about… Read More

AKC Genome Barks – Podcast on Canine Cancer Treatments

AKC Canine Health Foundation News Alert The American Kennel Club and the AKC Canine Health Foundation are pleased to debut the next podcast in the Genome Barks series: Canine Cancer Treatments -Thursday, September 10, 2009. This week, the… Read More