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  • Daisy: The dog who has sniffed out over 500 cases of cancer

    from We Are The Cure Blog | Canine Cancer Information

    Thursday July 24th, 2014 at 11:53 AM

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    Dr Claire Guest was preoccupied with thoughts about work as she took her dogs for a walk one grey February evening in 2009. A long-term dream to use sniffer dogs to detect early signs of cancer had hit an impasse.

    Claire, an animal behavioral psychologist, was convinced the animals could sense abnormal cancer cells through smells emitted by the skin, urine or even in the breath. Her first clinical research, published five years earlier, had shown it was possible to train dogs to detect cancer...

  • Gullivers Run – Run Against Canine Cancer with the NCCF!

    from We Are The Cure Blog | Canine Cancer Information

    Thursday July 24th, 2014 at 05:06 AM

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    The National Canine Cancer Foundation is very proud to offer passionate owners the opportunity to remember and honor the dogs that have touched your heart. Through the Foundations work, in this case specifically www.RunAgainstCanineCancer.org, we are committed to providing dog lovers a voice in fighting back against canine cancer! 2013 was the Inaugural Gullivers Run, a tribute to John and Lisas beloved Vizsla running partner Gulliver. Many are very dedicated and passionate following the...

  • Classroom Canine Dies After Cancer Battle

    from We Are The Cure Blog | Canine Cancer Information

    Wednesday July 23rd, 2014 at 08:15 AM

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    Kasey, a 9-year-old golden retriever who visited thousands of Santa Fe schoolchildren with police Officer Bruce Pratz and was a fixture at community events, died July 7 after a battle with spleen cancer.

    Kasey, a 9-year-old golden retriever who visited thousands of Santa Fe school-children with police Officer Bruce Pratz, died of spleen cancer on July 7. She and Pratz were named City Employees of the Month in February 2009. (Courtesy of Annette Pratz)

    We learned of her illness shortly after...

  • What You Need To Know About Cancer In Dogs

    from We Are The Cure Blog | Canine Cancer Information

    Tuesday July 22nd, 2014 at 10:20 AM

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    Warning Signs And Natural Remedies

    Who would have thought that cancer would become the leading cause of death in dogs over 10-years old. Cancer simply means that certain cells are reproducing faster than normal. Older cells in the cancerous area are not dying off like they should which is why they can grow so fast. The good news is if it is caught early enough, some can be cured. Regular check-ups with your veterinarian can help catch it early so a proper treatment can be administered, before...

  • This Poor Dog Traveled 4 Miles To Get THIS Bag

    from We Are The Cure Blog | Canine Cancer Information

    Monday July 21st, 2014 at 10:30 AM

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    This Poor Dog Traveled 4 Miles To Get THIS Bag. Whats Inside Brought Tears To My Eyes.

    Youve probably heard plenty of stories about how loving dogs can be but youve probably never heard anything like this before. What Lilica does is incredibly special and brought tears to my eyes. Lilica was abandoned as a young puppy in São Carlos but found by Neile Vania Antonio. Together, they live in a junkyard with the rest of their diverse family that includes another dog, a cat, a mule, and several...

  • Brain Tumor in Dogs, Diagnosis, Symptoms and Treatment

    from We Are The Cure Blog | Canine Cancer Information

    Monday July 21st, 2014 at 09:20 AM

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    Overview of Dog Brain Cancer:

    Brain tumor are common and often seen in middle age and older dogs however they can also affect the younger one too. If canine has a seizure then it could be the signs that a brain tumor is present.

    The most common types that often found in dogs are astrocytomas, oligodendrogliomas and meningiomas. Tumor tend to be wide spread on multiple sites on the brain rather than one spotted position.

    Some of the tumor arise directly from the brain tissue while other types...

  • Researchers suggest vitamin D sufficiency range and its relation to risk of cancer in dogs

    from We Are The Cure Blog | Canine Cancer Information

    Friday July 18th, 2014 at 11:41 AM

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    A new study published in Veterinary and Comparative Oncology examined the vitamin D status of dogs to determine a range of sufficiency. The study also showed that low vitamin D levels were associated with an increased risk of cancer.

    Since research has shown that the effects of vitamin D extend beyond bone health, vitamin D sufficiency has been extensively evaluated in humans. However, little research has been conducted in dogs.

    Researchers recently created the first study to examine the range...

  • Seizure-detecting dog helps Powell woman

    from We Are The Cure Blog | Canine Cancer Information

    Friday July 18th, 2014 at 10:33 AM

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    The reality of epilepsy forced Susan Rand to live a secluded life. For years, she rarely went to a public place alone.

    I would never go to the grocery store by myself. I would never wander away from my husband or daughter or son when wed go somewhere, Rand said. Because if something happened, people want to help, but theres really nothing they can do.

    Rand knows she just has to let a seizure run its course. But in a public place, people around her would panic or call an ambulance if she had a...

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