Volunteer

Just like there are many different breeds of dogs, The Puppy Up Foundation, needs many different volunteers to help the organization. No matter where you live or how much time you have to offer, there is a role for you.

How It All Began

In March 2008 a man and his two dogs embarked on a cross-country trek that was inspired by the loss of his Great Pyrenees to cancer. Some of you have heard the story of Luke Robinson, Hudson and Murphy…

Donate to the Cause

It’s estimated that between 4 and 6 million dogs die from cancer each year and recently it was announced that 36 children a day are diagnosed with cancer. Our pets and our children are being attacked by this deadly disease.

Posted by on Jan 4, 2017 in Puppy Up! Blog

Many of us who have or have had animals with cancer have had to struggle to convince our companions to eat. One of the last things many cancer patients (whether pet or person) is...

Posted by on Jan 3, 2017 in Puppy Up! Blog

While this blog by Gerald Post, DVM, DACVIM (Oncology) was first published in 2012, the point he makes ― that some cancers are no longer considered death sentences (both for pets and for humans)...

Posted by on Jan 1, 2017 in Puppy Up! Blog

Why pets might make better research subjects than lab animals From The Economist From the print edition – Science and Technology Nov 12th 2016 DRUG development is a risky—and costly—business. Many promising compounds fail...

Posted by on Dec 27, 2016 in Puppy Up! Blog

It is always so nice to hear from those who have benefited from the research that the Puppy Up Foundation has funded. Below is a letter about Abby, who was enrolled in the study...
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