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Dog Cancer

World's Oldest Cancer Traced To Its Ancient Source

LiveScience | Wynne Parry | Posted 01.24.2014 | Science

Nearly all cancers remain within an individual animal or human. But one cancer outlived the dog in which it emerged by spreading its abnormal cells ...

Lynne Peeples

Breast Cancer Lessons From Canine 'Canaries In The Coal Mine'

HuffingtonPost.com | Lynne Peeples | Posted 10.12.2013 | Green

When his beloved Great Pyrenees Malcolm died of bone cancer at age 6, Luke Robinson resolved to learn why. "I didn't even know dogs could get cance...

An Open Letter to the Person Who Left This Sweet Dog at the Kill Shelter

Jamie White | Posted 11.16.2013 | Green
Jamie White

How do I know who you are? Because the people at Animal Control gave me Cocoa's intake sheet. You know, the one you filled out. The one that said Cocoa was 12 years old and you'd had her all those years. I just couldn't understand why someone would dump a family member.

The Best Thing Money Can Buy

Samantha Bonar | Posted 09.14.2013 | Good News
Samantha Bonar

I am not your stereotypical pitbull owner. I'm a 40something unmarried woman in Pasadena, Calif. Yet I am about to drop $16,000 on my one-time pound puppy. Let me explain.

Catherine Pearson

Can Dogs Smell Cancer?

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine Pearson | Posted 04.25.2013 | Women

Give Donna Waugh three hours, and a reasonably capable dog, and she'll train it to sniff out cancer. Waugh, a trainer and president of the Arkansas...

Golden Retrievers Key To Dog Cancer Study

AP | SUE MANNING | Posted 01.22.2013 | Denver

LOS ANGELES -- When Jay Mesinger heard about a study seeking golden retrievers to help fight canine cancer, he immediately signed up 2-year-old Louie....

Playful Dog Breed Is Key Player In Groundbreaking Health Study

AP | By SUE MANNING | Posted 03.24.2013 | Green

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Jay Mesinger heard about a study seeking golden retrievers to help fight canine cancer, he immediately signed up 2-year-old ...

Zena the Wonder Dog

Dr. Karen Becker | Posted 12.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karen Becker

I met Zena in November 2007. Her owner was desperate to find holistic options to help regulate her pet's blood sugar levels.

It's a Dog's Life: Eat, Play, Love

Robert Leahy, Ph.D. | Posted 12.04.2012 | Healthy Living
Robert Leahy, Ph.D.

What if you went through today -- one day -- living your life the way a dog sees it? Thrilled to go for a short walk, ecstatic over meeting another dog, happy as can be just to feel someone's touch, playing with the simplest toys.

My Four-Legged Inspiration

Mark Tillinger | Posted 06.10.2012 | Impact
Mark Tillinger

I was inspired to start the Riedel & Cody Fund to honor the life and spirit of my beloved Riedel, a stunningly beautiful Bernese Mountain Dog. Riedel was diagnosed with cancer at the age of five.

'Your Dog Has Cancer'

Kerstin Shamberg | Posted 10.26.2011 | Green
Kerstin Shamberg

"Your dog has cancer." I felt surprisingly calm when the veterinarian said those words to me. I must have been temporarily stunned. After the initial composure, I got off the phone and collapsed into a sobbing mess.