"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.

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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 [...]

Signs of Cancer in Dogs and Cats

- Thu, 20 Nov 2014 20:08:56 +0000

Older dogs and cats are at high risk for developing cancer. In fact, estimates reveal that as many as 50% of pets die because of the disease. Early diagnosis is essential to effectively managing or curing cancer, so it is important that owners be aware of the common signs of the disease and understand some [...]

Cancer treatments for pets help Meriden family's furry friend

- Tue, 18 Nov 2014 19:39:58 +0000

Innovations in veterinary care are giving pet owners in Meriden new options in keeping man’s best friend cancer-free. The 8-year-old dog Coco is a beloved member of the Carbray family. “She loves everything and everybody,” said Erika Carbray. “She’s more human than dog. She likes to sit at the dining room table with us when [...]

Watch out for these 8 common Dog illnesses

- Mon, 17 Nov 2014 19:01:51 +0000

Although dogs don’t necessarily fall prey to the cold or flu as often as we do, there are some common illnesses and conditions that dogs can and do get. Some of these you’ll definitely recognize, and others you might not. Almost all of them are preventable. 1. Rabies Rabies isn’t the terror that it once [...]

Dog with amputated leg moves again with help of wheel

- Fri, 14 Nov 2014 18:13:02 +0000

A devoted dog has been given a new lease of life after beating cancer and having a leg amputated – and after being fitted with an adorable wheelchair. Chocolate Labrador Rogan was given just two months to live in August, but owner Kirsty Johnson, 27, refused to have the 11-year-old put down. Johnson was devastated [...]

November is Adopt a Senior Pet Month

- Wed, 12 Nov 2014 16:13:32 +0000

All too often, individuals or families looking to adopt a pet walk into a shelter with hopes of adopting a puppy that may have been part of an unwanted litter or a small young dog that was found and never reclaimed. Most often, older animals are left behind in shelters as individuals and families want [...]

A Dog Battling Cancer Still Loves Life to the Fullest After Losing His Leg

- Tue, 11 Nov 2014 16:04:57 +0000

Sheridan the dog is loved by his owner Morgan, and her boyfriend Zach. As the beginning of this video shows, Sheridan is full of life, but sadly he is battling bone cancer. He recently went through an operation to remove his right forelimb and is currently undergoing chemotherapy. Despite these challenges, Sheridan continues to live [...]

Burlington woman receives caring pet owner award

- Sun, 09 Nov 2014 09:06:07 +0000

A Burlington woman has been lauded for her dedication to caring for shelter dogs. Laura Watling has received the Pet Owner Award from Pets Plus Us, an insurance provider and online community. It recognizes pet owners and volunteers across Canada through the Champion Awards for those that volunteer, rescue and care for pets. Watling gets [...]

Veterinarian Warns: Sugar-free candy not a sweet treat for dogs

- Wed, 05 Nov 2014 20:18:15 +0000

When taking home a stash of candy, keep an eye on the sugar-free kind. While it may be a good alternative for humans, just a small amount can be life-threatening for pets, says a Kansas State University veterinarian. Artificial sweetener xylitol, an alcohol sugar, is in many products, including sugar-free candy and gum. With two-thirds [...]

Improving Your Dog's Diet For Cancer Recovery

- Mon, 03 Nov 2014 20:28:58 +0000

Your dog’s diet is crucial to their recovery. “Diet can be easily controlled and can make the difference between a successful treatment outcome and a failure”. Dogs didn’t evolve as grain eaters. For the past 10 million years they’ve primarily been meat eaters. They don’t produce the enzymes necessary to digest grains. Unfortunately, most commercial [...]

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