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  • The Philosophy Behind Diagnosing Diseases in Pets

    from We Are The Cure Blog | Canine Cancer Information

    Thursday November 27th, 2014 at 10:31 AM

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    I have an unusual fascination with the concept of medicine as both an art and a science. Superficially, the two disciplines have little to do with each other. Where medicine is sterile, factual, statistical, and specific, art is paradoxically relaxed, fluid, and imaginative.

    Image credit: Tashi Delek / Thinkstock

    The role for creativity in the mind of a doctor is limited. We are thinkers and memorizers of minutia. Artists are thoughtful and philosophical. The proverbial war of the left...

  • Thanksgiving: A Feast For Everyone, Including Your Dog Or Cat

    from We Are The Cure Blog | Canine Cancer Information

    Tuesday November 25th, 2014 at 07:28 AM

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    Thanksgiving is a holiday full of overindulgence and sweet and savory treats. You might be in the giving mood and want to share with your pet, but not everything in your cornucopia is safe for your dog or cat.

    They want to join the party too. (Image source: Google Images)

    Here are some safe treats for your furry family member (information provided by Pet Health Network).

    TURKEY

    Of course Thanksgiving isnt Thanksgiving without turkey and your fur-babies can have some too, unless you have certain...

  • NCCF "Gelling" with NEW Concept Dedicated to Giving Back

    from We Are The Cure Blog | Canine Cancer Information

    Monday November 24th, 2014 at 04:42 AM

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    Very excited to announce a new partnership for the National Canine Cancer Foundation. Launching late November 2014, Gells is dedicated to bringing good and looks together. Simple, classic and polished apparel with philanthropy at heart. When working with companies and organizations we like to find people that share the same passion we have for our dogs, which is why Gells struck an all to familiar chord with the NCCF team. The Gells concept is based on giving back to organizations that have...

  • Signs of Cancer in Dogs and Cats

    from We Are The Cure Blog | Canine Cancer Information

    Thursday November 20th, 2014 at 12:08 PM

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    Older dogs and cats are at high risk for developing cancer. In fact, estimates reveal that as many as 50% of pets die because of the disease. Early diagnosis is essential to effectively managing or curing cancer, so it is important that owners be aware of the common signs of the disease and understand some basic facts about cancer in dogs and cats.

    Types of Cancer in Dogs and Cats

    Cancer is usually classified in one of two ways:

    By the organ that it affects liver cancer, brain tumor, skin...
  • Cancer treatments for pets help Meriden family's furry friend

    from We Are The Cure Blog | Canine Cancer Information

    Tuesday November 18th, 2014 at 11:39 AM

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    Innovations in veterinary care are giving pet owners in Meriden new options in keeping mans best friend cancer-free.

    The 8-year-old dog Coco is a beloved member of the Carbray family.

    She loves everything and everybody, said Erika Carbray. Shes more human than dog. She likes to sit at the dining room table with us when we eat dinner, and shell just sit there in a chair and not make a sound.

    Although shes still her typical happy-go-lucky self, Coco is battling cancer for the second time.

    When Coco...

  • Watch out for these 8 common Dog illnesses

    from We Are The Cure Blog | Canine Cancer Information

    Monday November 17th, 2014 at 11:01 AM

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    Although dogs dont necessarily fall prey to the cold or flu as often as we do, there are some common illnesses and conditions that dogs can and do get.

    Some of these youll definitely recognize, and others you might not. Almost all of them are preventable.

    Dont forget to keep my vaccinations up to date.

    1. Rabies

    Rabies isnt the terror that it once was, with the vaccination being so common now. Butif you do not stay on top of your dogs rabies vaccine, she will become susceptible to this deadly...

  • Dog with amputated leg moves again with help of wheel

    from We Are The Cure Blog | Canine Cancer Information

    Friday November 14th, 2014 at 10:13 AM

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    A devoted dog has been given a new lease of life after beating cancer and having a leg amputated and after being fitted with an adorable wheelchair.

    Chocolate Labrador Rogan was given just two months to live in August, but owner Kirsty Johnson, 27, refused to have the 11-year-old put down.

    Rogan the chocolate Labrador has been outfitted with a wheelchair that allows him to run around and play.

    Johnson was devastated when the vet told her best friend Rogan had been diagnosed with a grade 3...

  • November is Adopt a Senior Pet Month

    from We Are The Cure Blog | Canine Cancer Information

    Wednesday November 12th, 2014 at 08:13 AM

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    All too often, individuals or families looking to adopt a pet walk into a shelter with hopes of adopting a puppy that may have been part of an unwanted litter or a small young dog that was found and never reclaimed. Most often, older animals are left behind in shelters as individuals and families want an animal that they can raise and have for a long time.

    November is Adopt a Senior Pet Month! Any dog seven years or older is considered a senior, but the size of the dog is also factored into...

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