VetDC starts selling drug to treat lymphoma in dogs

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

By Doug Storum — April 4, 2017 From Bizwest FORT COLLINS — VetDC, a veterinary cancer-therapeutics company based in Fort Collins, said Monday that it has begun selling its drug that treats lymphoma in dogs to licensed veterinarians in the United States. Steven Roy, VetDC’s president and chief executive, said the company activated its ordering platform last week. “Orders started coming in immediately from clinics that...

New View of Cancer Causation: The R Factor

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

04/03/2017 Paul Spector MD, Contributor Health consultant and writer specializing in prevention and aging. Cancer is caused by gene mutations that result in an uncontrolled increase in cell proliferation. This breakaway behavior has always been attributed to two factors, environment (E) and heredity (H). A controversial paper now suggests a third source may be responsible for most cancer-causing mutations. Researchers at Johns Hopkins noticed...

National Dog Fighting Awareness Day – April 8

Posted by on Apr 8, 2017 in Puppy Up! Blog

National Dog Fighting Awareness Day is a necessary measure to help stop one of the most horrific forms of animal abuse imaginable. Despite the public outrage that followed the Michael Vick case, the HSUS (the Humane Society of the United States) estimates more than 40,000 people participate in organized dogfighting in the U.S., and hundreds of thousands more take part in impromptu street dogfighting....

Canine lymphoma update

Posted by on Apr 6, 2017 in Puppy Up! Blog

Dr. Sue Ettinger has posted a new Youtube Video on a treatment for canine lymphoma: monoclonal antibody therapy to assist in the treatment of lymphoma in your canine veterinary patients. Please check out her video...

Potentially Toxic for Your Pet – Watch Out for This Popular Preventive

Posted by on Apr 6, 2017 in Puppy Up! Blog

Potentially Toxic for Your Pet – Watch Out for This Popular Preventive It’s that time of year again, when many of us turn to heartworm prevention to protect our pets from heartworms and the problems they cause. This article, by Dr. Karen Becker, provides a thoughtful approach to using heartworm treatments — when to use them, when not to use them, and why. Loading...

How a Pet Hospice Vet Can Help Your Senior Dog

Posted by on Apr 6, 2017 in Puppy Up! Blog

From the article here. Even if your dog has many years left to live, they can benefit from the services these senior and geriatric pet experts provide. Chris Corrigan Mendez |  Mar 31st 2017 Pet hospice. When I ask others what they know about this veterinary specialty, the most common response is, “Oh, those are vets who will put your dying dog to sleep in...

AngryVet Interview with Dr. Sue, Cancer Vet

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

Dr. Sue Cancer Vet Interview from 2012 This article, from the site AngryVet,  is dated December 2012, but the topics discussed continue to be relevant. I recently came across this interview between Dr. Rob and Dr. Sue Ettinger and thought the information Dr. Sue provides, especially on spaying, neutering, and the incidence of cancer, very valuable. Additionally, the idea of a cancer registry for...

Teen Siblings Team Up With Father, DWU To Research Cure For Cancer In Dogs

Posted by on Apr 2, 2017 in Puppy Up! Blog

March 31, 2017 Jill Johnson From KDLT News. To view the video, please follow this link. PLANKINTON, S.D. – Two South Dakota teens are showing us that anything is possible with hard work. A brother and sister from Plankinton have been working together to try to cure cancer in man’s best friend. They’ve had some amazing results, earning them recognition and even scholarship money...

First of the month –time to check for lumps and bumps

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

What Do Lumps on Dogs Mean? From Canine Journal by: Nicole Stebbins Updated: December 17, 2014 If you have an older dog then you are no stranger to finding miscellaneous bumps and lumps on them. In fact, most dogs over the age of 7 will have developed one or more of these bumps upon inspection. But what are these lumps and bumps on dogs...