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  • Canine Ear Health – Healthy Habits

    By: Dr. Al Townsend The average dog can hear about 4 times better than the average person. The ears are also an essential part of maintaining proper balance. The canine ear is divided into three parts; The outer ear includes the pinna (the part you see that is made of cartilage and covered by skin, fur, or hair) […]

    January 28, 2019

  • 9 Ways To Help Prevent Pet Cancer

    What can you be doing in your daily routine to keep cancer away Our partners at Montgomery Village Vet Clinic share this interesting blog on reasons why cancer can happen – often in dogs more than cats – and ways to help prevent it. But remember, sometimes cancer will happen no matter what you do, it’s […]

    November 30, 2018

  • Pet Cancer Prevention 101

    Let’s talk about Pet Cancer Prevention! By: Dr. Al Towshend With so many diagnoses every year, pet cancer prevention has never been so important. Over 6 million dogs and nearly 6 million cats will be diagnosed with pet cancer this year. Almost 47% of dogs and 32% of cat deaths will die from cancer according to The Veterinary […]

    July 11, 2018

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  • Canine Prostate Cancer

    By: Dr. Al Townshend Unlike prostate cancer in human males, canine prostate cancer is a very uncommon condition. It has been estimated that it comprises only about 0.6% of all cancers found in dogs. Also, unlike human prostate cancer, the canine form is highly malignant and has often spread to organs like the lungs, bones […]

    February 18, 2019

  • 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

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  • Pet Cancer – Complementary Therapies

    From mushrooms to Chinese herbs, melatonin and many more … There are a number of other options to support and treat pets with cancer, which can be used in conjunction with the conventional methods, or which be employed on their own. The goals are to slow or stop the progression of cancer. Also, to provide […]

    March 19, 2019

  • Modified Citrus Pectin, Dogs, and Cancer

    We came across this interesting article on Modified Citrus Pectin and got our expert Dr. Al Townsend to share his thoughts before we linked to it. He Shares: This is a great article from two highly respected veterinary oncologists. Together, they wrote the book on cancer “Dog Cancer Survival Guide”. Modified Citrus Pectin (MCP) would […]

    December 11, 2018

  • Diet for Pets Fighting Cancer

    If your dog or cat has been diagnosed with cancer, this diet is worth checking out because your pet will likely have different health needs during this time.   Click here: Diet – Pets with Cancer Our friends at Little Creek Veterinary Clinic, created this document. Proper diet and supplements can help your pet through […]

    October 31, 2018

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