News & Articles

11 Reasons Owning a Dog Could Change Your Life

2018-12-13T11:31:11+00:00

For well over ten thousand years, dogs have remained steadfast at man’s side as our loyal best friends. As dog lovers, it’s hard to hide the joy of having a dog in our lives. How can one not live happily, when we wake up or come home from our workplaces, only to be met with

11 Reasons Owning a Dog Could Change Your Life2018-12-13T11:31:11+00:00

9 Common Dog Diseases All Pet Owners Should Know 

2018-12-11T17:02:34+00:00

Just like with humans, dogs are also susceptible to health problems. These issues can range from minor infections to chronic ailments such as Cancers. As such, it is essential for you as a pet owner to identify, keep track, and take appropriate measures to ensure your furry family member remains healthy. One of the best ways you

9 Common Dog Diseases All Pet Owners Should Know 2018-12-11T17:02:34+00:00

What You Need to Know About the Recent Dog Flu Outbreak

2018-12-13T14:51:56+00:00

Does your dog seem down or not itself lately? It might be suffering from the canine flu that is sweeping parts of the country.   Defining Canine Flu  Canine/dog flu is a contagious infection spread through respiratory secretions such as sneezing and coughing.   How Does Dog Flu Spread?  Apart from a pup sneezing or coughing, there are other ways of

What You Need to Know About the Recent Dog Flu Outbreak2018-12-13T14:51:56+00:00

Watching for Signs that Might Point out Cancer in Dogs

2018-09-20T12:17:55+00:00

Watching for Signs that Might Point out Cancer in Dogs It is an undeniable fact that dogs bring us so much joy. From lifting our spirits when we are feeling low to being such excellent companions, dogs can change our perspective about life. This is why we always hope for our dogs to be in perfect health. Unfortunately,

Watching for Signs that Might Point out Cancer in Dogs2018-09-20T12:17:55+00:00

Processed Food vs. Whole Food for Pet Cancer Patients — What’s Better? Part 1

2018-12-05T12:19:08+00:00

This article originally appeared on PetMD’s The Daily Vet as Processed Food vs. Whole Food for Pet Cancer Patients — What’s Better? Part 1 When a pet is diagnosed with cancer, a series of life-changing events occur. The pet is potentially faced with a treatment protocol involving surgery, chemotherapy, radiation, or some combination of the three

Processed Food vs. Whole Food for Pet Cancer Patients — What’s Better? Part 12018-12-05T12:19:08+00:00

Human-Grade Diets Are Better for Cancer Patients Than Feed-Grade Diets – Here’s Why

2018-09-22T15:02:12+00:00

This article originally appeared on PetMD’s The Daily Vet as Human-Grade Diets Are Better for Cancer Patients Than Feed-Grade Diets - Here's Why What to feed a pet with cancer is a question capable of producing a variety of answers depending on the perspective of the person answering the query andone’s training and experience—even amongst veterinarians.

Human-Grade Diets Are Better for Cancer Patients Than Feed-Grade Diets – Here’s Why2018-09-22T15:02:12+00:00

Natural Approaches for Treating Cancer in Pets – Chinese Medicine and Whole Foods for Energy

2016-02-23T21:46:45+00:00

This article originally appeared on PetMD’s The Daily Vet as Natural Approaches for Treating Cancer in Pets - Chinese Medicine and Whole Foods for Energy When treating my dog Cardiff’s cancer and addressing his day-to-day wellness, I take a multimodal approach where I combine different perspectives in veterinary medicine. My primary perspective is Western (conventional), as

Natural Approaches for Treating Cancer in Pets – Chinese Medicine and Whole Foods for Energy2016-02-23T21:46:45+00:00

Supplements Used to Treat Symptoms of Cancer in Dogs

2016-02-23T22:12:27+00:00

This article originally appeared on PetMD’s The Daily Vet as Supplements Used to Treat Symptoms of Cancer in Dogs   Now that you’ve read The Integrative Approach to Canine Cancer Treatment, you have a better understanding of why I choose to integrate multiple veterinary medical treatment perspectives in managing Cardiff’s T-Cell Lymphoma. I’m now going to

Supplements Used to Treat Symptoms of Cancer in Dogs2016-02-23T22:12:27+00:00

The Integrative Approach to Canine Cancer Treatment

2016-02-23T21:19:25+00:00

This article originally appeared on PetMD’s The Daily Vet as The Integrative Approach to Canine Cancer Treatment I take an integrative approach to my dog Cardiff’s health care during both bouts of sickness and for his general wellness. In 2007, Cardiff’s first of four episodes (so far) of Immune Mediated Hemolytic Anemia (IMHA) prompted me to investigate deeper into

The Integrative Approach to Canine Cancer Treatment2016-02-23T21:19:25+00:00

The Use of Novel Therapeutics to Treat Lymphoma in a Dog

2016-02-23T21:09:30+00:00

This article originally appeared on PetMD’s The Daily Vet as The Use of Novel Therapeutics to Treat Lymphoma in a Dog Cardiff’s last update covered his commencement of chemotherapy (see After Cancer Remission, Using Chemotherapy to Prevent Recurrence), so in this episode I’ll delve into one of the novel aspects of his cancer treatment. When Cardiff

The Use of Novel Therapeutics to Treat Lymphoma in a Dog2016-02-23T21:09:30+00:00

After Cancer Remission, Using Chemotherapy to Prevent Recurrence

2018-09-22T15:07:23+00:00

This article originally appeared on PetMD’s The Daily Vet as After Cancer Remission, Using Chemotherapy to Prevent Recurrence Now that Cardiff has fully healed from the surgeries to remove his small intestinal tumor and nine skin masses, it's time to pursue the plan for chemotherapy. This is not the first time Cardiff has undergone chemotherapy, as

After Cancer Remission, Using Chemotherapy to Prevent Recurrence2018-09-22T15:07:23+00:00

Microscopic vs Macroscopic Disease — What is the Difference?

2018-09-22T15:10:29+00:00

This article originally appeared on PetMD’s The Daily Vet as Microscopic vs Macroscopic Disease — What is the Difference? Now that the Cardiff has recovered from two surgeries to remove an intestinal tumor and multiple skin masses, it's time move onto the topic of treating cancer that could still be lurking in his body. Surgery to

Microscopic vs Macroscopic Disease — What is the Difference?2018-09-22T15:10:29+00:00

What Makes One Skin Mass Cancerous and Another Non-Cancerous?

2015-11-05T21:35:37+00:00

This article originally appeared on PetMD’s The Daily Vet as What Makes One Skin Mass Cancerous and Another Non-Cancerous? When an owner thinks of a mass, regardless of the location on the body, cancer should always come to mind. Yet, not all masses that grow inside or on surface of the body are actually cancerous. I’m

What Makes One Skin Mass Cancerous and Another Non-Cancerous?2015-11-05T21:35:37+00:00

What We Do When There Are Tumors On the Inside and On the Outside

2015-10-31T15:11:14+00:00

This article originally appeared on PetMD’s The Daily Vet as What We Do When There Are Tumors On the Inside and On the Outside Before Cardiff became sick with his cancer reoccurrence, a plan to address several superficial skin masses that had gradually developed on the surface of Cardiff’s skin was in the works. Despite the

What We Do When There Are Tumors On the Inside and On the Outside2015-10-31T15:11:14+00:00

Surgical Treatment of Canine T-Cell Lymphoma in a Dog

2015-10-31T15:34:37+00:00

This article originally appeared on PetMD’s The Daily Vet as Surgical Treatment of Canine T-Cell Lymphoma in a Dog Now that I’ve covered the clinical signs and diagnosis of Cardiff’s illnesses (most strongly suspected to again be cancer), it’s time to move on to the treatment phase. This week, the topic is surgery. Cardiff has previously

Surgical Treatment of Canine T-Cell Lymphoma in a Dog2015-10-31T15:34:37+00:00

What Are the Signs of Cancer Reocurrence in a Dog, and How is it Confirmed?

2015-10-31T14:59:39+00:00

This article originally appeared on PetMD’s The Daily Vet as What Are the Signs of Cancer Reoccurence in a Dog, and How is it Confirmed? Although I strongly suspected Cardiff was having a recurrence of cancer (When Cancer That Was Successfully Treated Reoccurs in a Dog), I still had to take the appropriate diagnostic steps to

What Are the Signs of Cancer Reocurrence in a Dog, and How is it Confirmed?2015-10-31T14:59:39+00:00

When Cancer That Was Successfully Treated Reoccurs in a Dog

2018-09-20T12:03:22+00:00

This article originally appeared on PetMD’s The Daily Vet as When Cancer That Was Successfully Treated Reoccurs in a Dog If you have previously been a reader of my contributions to petMD’s The Daily Vet, you will remember that I've written extensively about my dog Cardiff’s journey through some commonly fatal illnesses over his 10 years of life. Cardiff

When Cancer That Was Successfully Treated Reoccurs in a Dog2018-09-20T12:03:22+00:00