PuppyUp Madison Rocks

Posted by on May 15, 2017 in Puppy Up! Blog

On Sunday, May 7th over 1,300 people and 900 dogs attended the 4th Annual PuppyUp Madison Walk at McKee Farms in Fitchburg, WI. This is the largest PuppyUp Walk the Foundation holds each year, and each year the PuppyUp Madison Team surpasses their goals. Their beginning goal in 2014 was $10,000 and 50 participants and they passed that goal by raising approximately $87,000 with...

Who do you Celebrate?

Posted by on Nov 6, 2016 in Puppy Up! Blog

  This month is National Pet Cancer Awareness Month. We are choosing to celebrate the lives of those who lost their battle and those who are our Cancer Fighting Superheroes who live another day to fetch a ball; swim in the lake or who comfort us by being our constant companion. We want you to share your fun stories and photos with us this...

Experimental Canine Tumor Vaccine Tested

Posted by on Jan 30, 2016 in Puppy Up! Blog

Jan 4, 2016 Sharon Seltzer in Dog Health Issues The Yale School of Medicine and The Veterinary Cancer Center in Norwalk, Connecticut, are working together to test and evaluate a cancer vaccine for dogs with certain types of cancerous tumors. If the clinical trial is successful, researchers believe the vaccine will change the way cancer treatment is delivered to animals and people. The Veterinary...

NC State, Duke partnering to research cancer in dogs, help humans

Posted by on Jan 28, 2016 in Puppy Up! Blog

Article reprinted from WRAL.com Duke University and North Carolina State University have long been sports rivals, but they are now officially joining forces in an effort to fight cancer in dogs. Dr. Michael Nolan, an assistant professor of radiation oncology at N.C. State’s College of Veterinary Medicine, says cancer is common in canines. “Cancer affects about half of dogs, and it’s a major cause...

Veterinarian Turns Dog Owner’s Tragedy Into Cloud Based EHR For Pets

Posted by on Jan 26, 2016 in Puppy Up! Blog

Thursday, January 21, 2016 | By Arlene Weintraub Mark Olcott was the veterinarian on duty at an emergency clinic when a small dog came in with wounds from a tussle with another dog. Olcott needed to sedate the patient to treat his wounds, but he didn’t know that the dog had once had a bad reaction to the anesthetic he planned to use. The...

Chloe

Posted by on Mar 7, 2014 in Memorial Wall Gallery

This was Chloe, a vibrant, energetic, amazing Aussie. Chloe lost her battle to cancer in November of 2013. Chloe’s memory will always live on in our hearts and will never be forgotten. Till we meet again, at the Rainbow...

Brinkley

Posted by on Dec 26, 2013 in Memorial Wall Gallery

Brinkley passed away on March 13, 2013 from nasal carcinoma. I tried to save him but I couldn’t. He just made it to his 10th birthday a month before he died. Brinkley – I miss you every day and you are my heart! You will always be my best friend and you are a once in a lifetime kind of...

Brendol

Posted by on Dec 8, 2013 in Memorial Wall Gallery

Brendol was my sweet pea. She was diagnosed with osteosarcoma on 1/30/13, underwent a leg amputation and chemotherapy. She lost her battle on 8/20/13. I miss her every...