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
  • Doggy Blood Donations & Treating Cancer

    In part 2 of our series on dog blood donations, we look at how donated dog blood helps with cancer treatment. Blood transfusions ease the stress of chemotherapy for dogs: “[The] best thing is that blood can be a bridge to support the patient pre-chemotherapy, during chemotherapy, or post-chemotherapy,” Beth Knight, lab director for the […]

    March 14, 2018

  • 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

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Meet a few of our experts

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

Dr. Wanda Vockeroth

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

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