3 Tips For Fighting Canine Cancer

Posted by on Mar 14, 2017 in Puppy Up! Blog

3 Tips For Fighting Canine Cancer by Katie Finlayon October 8, 2016 (Reprinted from I Heart Dogs) Cancer – the dreaded diagnosis every dog owner fears; yet roughly 50% of our dogs will be diagnosed with cancer at some point in their lives. We can do everything possible to prevent this terrible disease from rearing its head, but there are so many factors out...

National K9 Veterans Day on March 13 Honors America’s Military Dogs

Posted by on Mar 13, 2017 in Puppy Up! Blog

There are all sorts of canine heroes. Many of those we write about here are heroes in their fight against cancer. But today, March 13, we’d like to honor those military and civil service dogs who are our national heroes, protecting us at home and abroad. (By Bryan Black) The United States K9 Corps were created on March 13, 1942. Since then the dogs...

University of Minnesota Develops Cancer Drug That Helps Dogs With Hemangiosarcoma

Posted by on Mar 12, 2017 in Puppy Up! Blog

In our previous blog, we published an article on hemangiosarcoma in dogs. Here is a follow-up article that discussed one of the trial drugs mentioned in the previous blog: eBAT. The University of Minnesota Develops Cancer Drug That Helps Dogs With Hemangiosarcoma The results from the trial not only benefit dogs with this particular form of cancer, but may be applicable to humans too....

Hemangiosarcoma in Dogs – An Aggressive Blood Vessel Cancer

Posted by on Mar 10, 2017 in Puppy Up! Blog

Many of the people the Puppy Up Foundation has come in contact with throughout the years have told us of the heartbreak of their dogs’ diagnoses of Hemangiosarcoma. This article explains what the disease is, what breeds it most often affects,  how it is diagnosed and treated, and new therapies that could benefit your dog.   We hope you find this article from Critical Care...

Puppy Up Walk Coming In March

Posted by on Mar 5, 2017 in Puppy Up! Blog

“One of the marvelous things about community is that it enables us to welcome and help people in a way we couldn’t as individuals. When we pool our strength and share the work and responsibility, we can welcome many people, even those in deep distress, and perhaps help them find self-confidence and inner healing.” ― Jean Vanier What IS a Puppy Up Walk? The...

Abby Terwilliger

Posted by on Mar 4, 2017 in All Memorials, Memorial Wall Gallery

  Abby Terwilliger ( by Grace Terwilliger) “Our dear sweet Abby left us in November after a beautiful 16 years 4 months of a full, healthy life. From the moment she joined our family at 3 months old, she changed our lives forever. She had boundless energy and at the same time was extremely loving. She seemed to love everyone and everything. Loved going...

Immunotherapy Trial to Treat Dog Cancer Shows Promising Results

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

Lead researcher Carol Osborne, D.V.M., shares initial results from her clinical trial for synchronization immunotherapy to treat cancer in dogs. by Jackie Brown  Mar 3rd 2017 Chagrin Falls Pet Clinic in Chagrin Falls, Ohio, is the first and only U.S. animal hospital to participate in a clinical trial for synchronization immunotherapy to treat cancer in dogs. Immunotherapy harnesses the power of the body’s immune...

The 2017 Puppy Up Walks Have Begun!

Posted by on Feb 19, 2017 in Puppy Up! Blog

The Puppy Up Spring, Texas Walk raised awareness, education and funds for cancer research that benefits both pets and people. The walk consisted of a 1 mile walk around beautiful Rob Fleming Park, vendor fair, demonstrations, silent auction, and a special presentation featuring our canine & human cancer heroes. Would you like to learn more about our Puppy Up Walks? We have more being...

Show Your Love Puppy Up Kiss Cam Contest!

Posted by on Feb 9, 2017 in Puppy Up! Blog

Show Your Love! February is about Love, Love! here at the Puppy Up Foundation, and to celebrate it, we’re launching our first ever ‘Puppy Up Kiss Cam Contest’. It’s simple. Take a pic of your puppy dog kissing … you, the camera, the cat – or even a cow! – anything that captures their fancy between today and midnight EST February 18, and post...