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
  • Healthy Habits: Weight Management

    Obesity is a problem that doesn’t just affect humans. Overweight pets are, unfortunately, all too common, making weight management very important. Many factors can lead to your pet gaining too much weight, which can lead to serious health risks, including many forms of cancer, as well as arthritis, and diabetes. Keeping your pet in an […]

    February 1, 2018

  • Emergency Recall: The “Trick” That Might Save Your Dog’s Life – Part 2

    Guest Author: Mathew Coulton, from WileyPup Professional trainers use the word “recall” when they talk about teaching dogs to come when called. An “emergency recall” is a special form of this command that is so powerfully charged for your canine that they will come running to you no matter what they are distracted with when […]

    January 17, 2018

  • Emergency Recall: The “Trick” That Might Save Your Dog’s Life – Part 1

    Guest Author: Mathew Coulton, from WileyPup Professional trainers use the word “recall” when they talk about teaching dogs to come when called. An “emergency recall” is a special form of this command that is so powerfully charged for your canine that they will come running to you no matter what they are distracted with when […]

    January 12, 2018

More in Prevention

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

More in Types & Symptoms

Treatment & Support
  • Doggy Blood Donations: It’s in Them to Give

    Have you heard of the Canadian Animal Blood Bank (CABB)? They provide animals with much needed blood – very similar to humans! In the first part of our two part series on dog blood donations, we are taking a general look at why blood donations are needed and the process dog blood donation. Dog blood […]

    February 15, 2018

  • Pet Insurance 101

    Pet insurance is just like any other form of insurance; it helps you prepare for the unexpected. If you decide your pet needs insurance, think about what you want it to cover. Like with most insurance, one size does not fit all. Make sure you do your research and see what’s included (and excluded) in […]

    February 7, 2018

  • Disco’s Story

    My story is about Disco, a three-pawed chihuahua. Back in 2011, he found himself at one of the highest kill shelters in southern California. When he arrived he was immediately listed to be euthanized after a 4 day hold, because the person in charge decided that no one would want to adopt a dog who […]

    January 26, 2018

More in Treatment & Support

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...
Read More

Dr. Al Townshend

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

Dr. Wanda Vockeroth

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