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Caring for a pet with cancer: Nutrition

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Caring for a pet with cancer: Nutrition

Nutrition plays an important role in a cancer patient’s overall health and fitness. In general, we recommend a patient stay in optimal health, which means maintaining ideal body weight and not gaining or losing too much weight. It means exercising daily if possible, and eating a balanced, well rounded diet. Fortunately, most canine meals are […]

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Caring for a pet with cancer: Quality of life

Our two primary goals are to give our patients the best possible life quality for as long as we possibly can. Life quality, however, is the most important goal. Ideally, we’d want our patients taking walks on the beach, playing Frisbee in the backyard, eating their favorite treats, and spending quality time with the families […]

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Caring for a pet with cancer: How do I know if my pet is in pain?

Admittedly, it’s harder in pets. They can’t tell us what’s wrong, but we can observe changes in behavior that can signal potential pain. Decreased activity, change of routine, limping, and decreased interest in daily walks or normal activities can signal pain. If a dog is not only limping but only toe touching or – worse […]

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Two Canine Cancer Clinical Trials Now at CARES

Evaluation of a Novel Adjuvant Therapy for Canine Hemangiosarcoma Patients Treated with Chemotherapy This study is exclusive to the Cancer Center at CARES. It evaluates the use of a novel agent used in addition to standard chemotherapy treatment. We hope to evaluate the effects of this treatment on quality of life, remission, and survival. Enrolled patients will […]

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Caring for a pet with cancer: Nutrition
Nutrition plays an important role in a cancer patient’s overall health and fitness. In general,...
Caring for a pet with cancer: Quality of life
Our two primary goals are to give our patients the best possible life quality for as long as we...
Caring for a pet with cancer: How do I know if my pet is in pain?
Admittedly, it’s harder in pets. They can’t tell us what’s wrong, but we can observe...
Two Canine Cancer Clinical Trials Now at CARES
Evaluation of a Novel Adjuvant Therapy for Canine Hemangiosarcoma Patients Treated with...
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