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Canine Osteosarcoma By Breed

What are the chances of one family getting hit with osteosarcoma twice in less than a year? Pretty good if your dogs are of a certain age and certain breeds. Traditionally, we have placed St. Bernards, Rottweilers and Great Danes…

Osteosarcoma Takes Our Catherine

Today we had to let go of our sweet Catherine. Osteosarcoma is an ugly disease. One Thursday Catherine was fine. The next day, Friday, she was limping. The following Tuesday she wasn’t eating and the limp had turned into a…

Dog And Cat Osteosarcoma

Osteosarcoma. It’s an ugly word for an ugly disease. And it’s taking my friend, Catherine, pictured below, whom I’ve been treating since 2003. Let’s break down the word. “Osteo” is a Latin prefix referring to bone. “Sarcoma” describes a group…

Hemangiosarcoma In Dogs

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Hemangiosarcoma (HSA) is a common cancer of dogs, usually occurring beyond middle age and the following breeds are most frequently afflicted: Golden Retrievers, German Shepherds, Portuguese Water Dogs and Skye Terriers.Hemangiosarcoma is one of the cancers being studied in the…

Cancer In Pets: Experts Interviewed

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Cancer. “It’s just a disease; it’s not magic, it’s not evil.” That was Dr. David Haworth, one of five veterinarians quoted in a special section on cancer in animals in January’s Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association.  Each of…

Laddering Ages Of Pets

Laddering. That’s what financial experts call the process of purchasing investments with maturity dates from six months to a few years apart. The concept is supposed to trigger a visual of rungs on a ladder, with each investment representing a…

Golden Retriever Lifetime Study

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Cancer. Whether human or animal it is one of the most dreaded diseases known. Dr. Rodney Page hopes to put a dent in cancer, at least in dog cancer. He is the lead investigator at the prestigious Robert H. and…