Category Archives: Dog Cancer

K9 Immunity: Does It Work?

K9 Immunity is an immune enhancement supplement for dogs with cancer. It is made from the same pharmaceutical grade immuno-modulating compounds as the human grade Immune-Assist. The latter has been used in human patients for more than 6 years.

Does K9 Immunity Work?

Canine Mouth Cancer: Malignant Oral Tumors & Treatment Options

Canine malignant mouth cancer can be divided into:
– locally invasive
– metastatic (spread to other parts of the body)

Locally invasive malignant mouth tumors are fibrosarcoma and squamous cell carcinoma.

Metastatic malignant mouth tumors are melanoma and osteosarcoma.

Canine Mouth Cancer – Locally Invasive

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Mouth Cancer in Dogs: What Are The Treatment Options?

The primary treatment for mouth cancer in dogs is surgery. The tumor and a wide margin of healthy tissue surrounding it are removed. This may involve removing part or whole of the upper or lower jaw. The cosmetic appearance is often good despite removal of large portion of the jaw bone.

Radiation therapy is used when tumor is not completely excised or surgical removal of tumor is not possible…. [Read more →]

Mouth Cancer In Dogs Symptoms: What To Look Out For

Mouth cancer in dogs accounts for 6% of all canine cancers. It is the 4th most common cancer in dogs. Oral tumors are either benign or malignant. Benign tumors do not spread and can successfully be removed by surgery. Malignant tumors are locally invasive or tend to metastasise, so they require more aggressive treatment.

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Symptoms of Mouth Cancer in Dogs

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Omega 3 For Dogs With Cancer

Omega 3 fatty acids are essential fatty acids that are necessary for the health. They cannot be produced by the body and can only be obtained from certain foods and supplements. In human health, they can reduce inflammation and minimise the risks of diseases such as heart disease, cancer, diabetes and athritis.

Omega 3 fatty acids are not only essential for us,… [Read more →]

Dog Cancer Diet: What To Feed Dogs With Cancer

For dogs with cancer, nutrition plays a crucial role in managing the disease. Certain nutrients have anti-cancer properties or can boost the immune system to fight cancer.

A specialised dog cancer diet can help promote healing, reduce side effects from conventional cancer treatment and
controlling cancer symptoms.

According to Dr.Gregory Ogilvie (vet oncologist), … [Read more →]

Hemangiosarcoma in Dogs Treatment Options

In most hemangiosarcoma in dogs,  the tumor is likely to have metastasised when symptoms are visible. Hence, chemotherapy is usually required, in addition to other treatments for hemangiosarcoma in dogs.

Splenic Hemangiosarcoma

Splenic tumor tends to rupture and cause internal bleeding. Removal of the entire spleen is required to stop fatal bleeding…. [Read more →]

Symptoms of Hemangiosarcoma in Dogs

The symptoms of hemangiosarcoma in dogs depend on the location of the tumor.

Splenic Hemangiosarcom in Dogs (spleen)

In the early stages, splenic hemangiosarcoma displays very few signs. It is usually detected when the tumor has already ruptured.

Symptoms: abdominal distention, anemia, weakness, internal bleeding, pale gums,… [Read more →]

Canine Hemangiosarcoma: What You Need To Know

Canine hemangiosarcoma is a malignant tumor that develops in any tissue with blood vessels. It is an aggressive cancer that is highly metastatic. Canine hemangiosarcoma tends to spread to the liver, lungs, heart and spleen.

This type of tumor can form in any part of the body that has blood vessels. The primary locations of the tumor are:
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Dog Immune Supplements: K9 Immunity & K9 Immunity Plus

K9 Immunity and K9 Immunity Plus are immune enhancement supplements for dogs with serious health challenges such as cancer.

K9 Immunity Vs. K9 Immunity Plus

K9 Immunity consists of immune-activating polysaccharides from concentrated and purified heteropolysaccharides derived from 6 species of laboratory cultivated medicinal mushrooms. It is used in combination with K9 Transfer Factor and K9 Omega…. [Read more →]