Mammary (Breast) Cancer in Dogs

The Pet Cancer Vet (01-14-2019) #2072: Sam calls from Aventura, California to talk to Dr. Sue about his Cockapoo, Linda, who has mammary gland cancer — along with a history of pancreatitis.   MP3 Audio [8 MB]DownloadShow URL

Early Spaying and Cancer Risk

Pet Cancer Vet (04-23-2018) #2070: Angela calls from Indianapolis — she is a RVT (registered veterinary technician) working toward a specialty in oncology, and just lost her 135 lb Great Dane, Sydney, to osteosarcoma. She feels terrible guilt that she had her dog spayed early (before 6 months), not knowing that this could increase her […]

Treatment Options for Dog with Multiple Mast Cell Tumors

Pet Cancer Vet (02-19-2018) #2069: Lynn in Winsted, Connecticut wants Dr. Sue’s advice on what to do for her 12 year old shepherd mix, who was diagnosed with multiple mast cell tumors. Lynn loves her dog dearly but doesn’t want him to suffer through surgeries and the side effects of medications, so has decided not […]

Cancer Statistic Busters

Pet Cancer Vet (10-30-2017) #2067: Don’t get hung up on what survival time “most” pets with cancer are given. Enjoy every day and think positive! Dr. Sue talks about “statistic busters” — like kitty Jojo, a two-year-old cat with very tough lymphoma in the chest. He way surpassed the usual six month protocol and survival […]

New Lymphoma Treatments

Pet Cancer Vet (08-14-2017) #2066: Dr. Sue discusses new lymphoma treatments, which are valuable because cancer cells do become resistant to chemotherapy the cells have already “seen” (been treated with). Tenovia (more info at www.vet-dc.com) is a new chemotherapy drug, conditionally licensed and requiring extra precautions. MP3 Audio [11 MB]DownloadShow URL

What to Do with Scary News Your Dog Has Lung Cancer?

What to Do with The Scary News Your Dog Has Lung Cancer? There’s no worse word your vet can say to you than “cancer.” Your blood runs cold, you get shivers up your spine, your mind goes blank and you want to run, scream, cry, or a combination of all those things. But hang on. […]

Rabies Vaccine Okay for Dog on Chemo?

Pet Cancer Vet (05-15-2017) #2065: Is it okay for a dog on chemotherapy to get a rabies vaccination (required by law)? Dr. Sue gives the answer to Maureen, whose Scottish Terrier was diagnosed with TCC (bladder cancer is common in this breed) and been on chemotherapy for past nine months. Dr. Sue’s advice to others […]

Making Medicating Your Pets Easier

Pet Cancer Vet (02-20-2017) #2064: Dr. Sue and Tracie talk to Steve Siegel about Best Pet RX, his compounding pharmacy for animal medications and how they are able to turn any medication into an oral paste, liquid or micro-tablet to make taking medicine easy for cats, dogs and their people. MP3 Audio [14 MB]DownloadShow URL

Lymphoma in a Young Cat

Pet Cancer Vet (10-24-2016) #2060: Sally calls about her Blue Russian, Celica Blue, a two-year-old kitty who threw up her breakfast — and by that night Sally believed something was really wrong and took her to the ER vet. The shock was that young as she was, the pussy cat had lymphoma. Dr. Sue explains […]

Cardiff’s Lymphoma Treatment

Pet Cancer Vet (08-01-2016) #2055: Dr. Patrick Mahaney (from Holistic Vets) joins Dr. Sue and Tracie to talk about Dr. Patrick’s dog Cardiff and his lymphoma treatment, including the new therapy “t-cell monoclonal antibody.” The FDA has said it is safe but is it really effective (and it’s costly — does pet insurance cover it?) […]