Info Hub

There is a wealth of information about the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cancer in humans.
But, when it comes to pet cancer, quality information is scarce and what does exist can be difficult to find or understand. That is why we created our Info Hub.

Here you will find information on Prevention, Types & Symptoms, and Treatment & Support for pet cancer.

 

Prevention
Types & Symptoms
Treatment & Support
Prevention
  • Guide Dogs Do’s & Don’ts

    With the increasing number of Pet Guardians needing guide dogs, it is likely that you have come across a guide dog in your life – maybe a friend or family member of yours relies on one, or you’ve simply seen them from time to time in public. These dogs are usually recognizable by the leash […]

    April 13, 2018

  • Dogs and Children

    Bringing a dog into your home comes with many benefits for both your family and your newest furry family member! Many children who grow up with dogs develop an appreciation for caring for another living thing that they then take with them for the rest of their lives. According to PetCentric.com, a dog can: Provide […]

    April 4, 2018

  • Healthy Habits: Sleeping

    Did you know that maintaining overall health can help prevent cancer, in both humans and our pets? Healthy Habits is our monthly series that shares health tips both you and your pet can follow to help you stay healthy, and happy! Just like us humans, your pooch needs a fairly consistent sleeping routine to maintain […]

    March 29, 2018

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Types & Symptoms
  • Mammary Tumors & Spaying Your Dog

    We recently had a Kali’s Wish reader reach out and ask about the link between mammary tumors and spaying your dog. The fact is, tumors in the mammary gland are very frequent in female dogs who have not been spayed. It is also not unheard of for male dogs to have a mammary tumor, though […]

    April 24, 2017

  • Transitional Cell Carcinoma

    What is transitional cell carcinoma? Lining the urinary bladder are cells called transitional cells that protect the body from the urine inside the bladder even as the bladder stretches to accommodate larger volumes of urine. Transitional Cell Carcinoma (TCC) is a malignant tumour that develops from the transitional cell lining of the bladder. Bladder cancer […]

    December 20, 2016

  • Soft Tissue Sarcomas

    What are soft tissue sarcomas? In general terms, soft tissue sarcomas refer to a group of tumours that most often form from the skin and subcutaneous (layer of tissue directly under the skin) tissue. Soft tissue sarcomas are grouped together because they behave in a similar manner. They are named depending on the tumour location: […]

    December 20, 2016

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Treatment & Support
  • Emma’s Story

    Emma was a rambunctious and spirited little Boston Terrier, loved by Chelsie B. who had wanted a dog forever. Five days before Chelsie’s eighteenth birthday, her parents got Emma and brought her home as a present for their daughter. We asked if Emma was a good girl, “No!” Chelsie laughed, “She was terrible! She was […]

    May 8, 2018

  • DogFest Spring Fling 2018 – May 12

    Are you a Pet Guardian? Do you live in (or near) Calgary? Then come join Kali’s Wish at DogFest Spring Fling 2018! For the month of May, Kali’s Wish is recognizing Pet Cancer Awareness Month. On Saturday, May 12th, our team will boothing at the 2018 DogFest Spring Fling from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm […]

    April 30, 2018

  • Cancer in the Park – May 5

    For the month of May, Kali’s Wish is recognizing Pet Cancer Awareness Month. Join us throughout May for plenty of fun and educational events, as well as opportunities to connect and speak with Pet Guardians who are going through, or have gone through, caring for a pet with cancer. First up on Saturday, May 5th, […]

    April 25, 2018

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Meet a few of our experts

Our panel of experts includes veterinarians and other veterinary health practitioners.

Dr. Dirk Dekens

Dr. Dirk Dekens got his doctoral degree in veterinary medicine in 1986 in Ghent, Belgium. After emig...
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Dr. Al Townshend

Dr. Al graduated from the University Of Georgia School Of Veterinary Medicine in 1969. In 1972 he es...
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Dr. Wanda Vockeroth

Dr. Vockeroth is well-known for her merging of conventional and holistic veterinary medicine. She is...
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