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The Top 3 Myths about Cancer in Dogs and Cats

A dog receiving an injection

November is Pet Cancer Awareness Month. Many pet parents are surprised when their furry friend is diagnosed with cancer because they don’t realize these devastating diseases affect dogs and cats (and most other animals as well). According to the Canine Health Foundation, 25% of the 77 million dogs living in the United States will develop

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Having a Heart to Heart Talk with Yourself About Your Pet’s Cancer Diagnosis

Cure Pet Cancer

November is National Pet Cancer Awareness Month. One in every four dogs and one in every five cats will develop cancer in their lifetime and @amcny is doing its part to raise pet cancer awareness by tweeting to #CurePetCancer to raise awareness. Since cancer diagnoses are common in pets, many of my readers will face

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National Pet Cancer Awareness Month: Pet Cancer Treatment Options, Part II

A dog

November has been designated National Pet Cancer Awareness Month to raise awareness about the causes, prevention and treatment of dogs and cats with this terrible disease. To raise awareness of the possible treatments for pet cancer, this second part of my two-part blog on cancer treatments for pets discusses three additional treatment therapies: chemotherapy, immunotherapy

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Hairball Awareness Day 2014

This Friday, April 25, 2014 is Hairball Awareness Day. Most of us think of hairballs left for us by our pet cats as an annoyance, found typically between the bedroom and the bathroom. Their peak occurrence is somewhere around 3am and appear only when you have bare feet. As annoying as hairballs are to us,

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