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As the nation honors its servicemen and women on Veteran’s Day, November 11th, Three Dog Bakery and man’s best friend are doing their part by providing military veterans with service dogs. Three Dog Bakery will donate to FISH – Food Industry Serving Heroes – an amount equal to 15 percent of the total sales of its products, whether through its bakeries, its retail outlets or online, made on Veteran’s Day. The company will also contribute a year’s supply of its dog food and treats to the recipients of its service dog initiative.

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The nonprofit FISH engages the food industry in serving military veterans who have sacrificed greatly to guarantee U.S. freedom. With the donations from the Three Dog Bakery Veteran’s Day promotion, FISH will purchase service dogs to distribute to veterans in need.

Returning military personnel and veterans face a myriad of challenges that can be aided with the use of a service dog, from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) to immobility. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports the U.S. has 1.6 million veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts, 21 percent of who suffer a service-connected disability.

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Service members and veterans are provided with highly specialized service dogs that help them find a new level of independence in their post-combat life. Service dogs are specially-trained to help perform a multitude of tasks that increase the independence of their human partners. People paired with service dogs show significant improvements psychologically, socially – even economically.

Service dogs are in high demand, with wait times up to three years. Training begins when the dogs are young. These highly trained canines work on average eight to 10 years before they retire.

With 50 million dog owners in the U.S., Three Dog Bakery believes the necessary financial support to provide service dogs affirms the many benefits provided by living with a dog and is a tribute to its loyal customers, the four-legged friends who press their noses up against the bakery glass or who enjoy their treats at home. Three Dog Bakery will pioneer this annual tradition just as it did the canine bakery concept 25 years ago – that’s 175 years in dog years! Popular among canines and their owners alike, its products feature a diverse array of premium, all-natural, made in the USA treats and food for those special times in a dog’s or family’s life.

Three Dog Bakery oversees 34 boutique bakeries for dogs, located within the United StatesCanada and Hong Kong, and is known for its custom-made baked treats. The company provides Three Dog Bakery brand and private label packaged products to national and independent pet retailers, grocery, mass, club and drug stores, as well as through direct-to-consumer online sales. Among its most popular products within that retail segment are baked treats, like the Classic Crèmes and Lick’n Crunch cookies. www.ThreeDog.com

Hyperbaric Veterinary Medicine™ (hvm), a leading manufacturer of the first hyperbaric oxygen chamber specifically for small animals, today announced CE approval. The CE Mark allows hvm to begin global sales and installation of their hyperbaric chamber.

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“The CE Mark approval is an important milestone for our company; it will enable us to provide our small animal chamber to veterinarian facilities globally,” stated Founder Edgar Otto.

With already established veterinary partner facilities throughout the United States, hvm’s hyperbaric chambers are used to treat severe and traumatic cases ranging from non-healing wounds, venomous snake bites, spinal cord trauma, pancreatitis, and brain injuries, just to name a few. CE Mark approval represents a significant milestone for hvm and their hyperbaric chamber in veterinary medicine.

What: Michigan’s voters should have the right to own the dog of their choice. It’s a matter of fairness. As Michigan law currently stands, any Michigan municipality can enact a law banning any breed of dog, tearing apart families and supporting discrimination against dog owners. A coalition of animal welfare organizations and concerned citizens launched the “Make Michigan Next” campaign and will hold a rally actively involving more than 1,000 registered voters to bring attention to the need to eliminate all breed discrimination laws in our state. Breed discrimination, or breed-specific legislation (BSL), is a category of laws that ban or restrict certain types of dogs based solely on their appearance. A national survey reveals that 84 percent of citizens believe that local, state and federal governments should not infringe on a person’s right to own whatever breed of dog they choose. All dog owners should be treated fairly and equally. So far, 19 states have banned BSL. That’s why the focus of this rally is to inspire policymakers to Make Michigan Next!

Rally speakers:

  • BSL victim Terry Hodskins
  • Animal Control Officer Kim Walton, southeast Michigan
  • Michigan animal law attorney Richard Angelo
  • Animal Control Officer Rachel Jensen, west Michigan
  • Veterinarian Erica Hawker, Union Lake Veterinary Hospital
  • Senior Manager of Policy Jon Dunn, Best Friends Animal Society
  • Rally MC Courtney Protz-Sanders, Michigan’s Political Action Committee for Animals

When: Wednesday, September 17, 2014

  • Educational booths and retailers: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Rock N Roll K9’s Performance Team: 10:15 a.m.
  • Human chain: 11 a.m. to noon
  • Speakers: noon to 1 p.m.

Where: East lawn and steps of the state capitol, Lansing, Mich.

Webcast: The rally speaker presentations will be webcast live from noon to 1 p.m. at 

https://new.livestream.com/accounts/6848793/MakeMichiganNext

Details:

  • Promptly at 11 a.m., citizens will form a human chain leading from the east steps of the capitol, symbolizing their solidarity against breed specific legislation in Michigan.
  • The human chain demonstration will be followed by brief remarks from industry leaders and victims of breed specific legislation.
  • Media will have opportunities to interview speakers throughout the day.

Cats reward our lives in millions of ways, yet the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) estimates that there are approximately 3.4 million cats in need of loving homes this year. As a long-standing supporter of the ASPCA, Fresh Step is upping its commitment to shelters nationwide with the launch of its ‘Million Meow Mission’ to improve the lives of shelter cats and to help more cats find forever homes.

Fresh Step’s Million Meow Mission, which kicks off today, is designed to help shelters find cats loving homes. “For more than a decade, we’ve supported a multitude of cat care causes,” said Shekinah Eliassen, Fresh Step Brand Manager.  “Through the Million Meow Mission, Fresh Step users can take simple steps that benefit cats in need one scoop at a time, one cat at a time.”

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One Million Paw Points for Cat Shelters and Rescues
As part of the Million Meow Mission, Fresh Step’s Paw Points loyalty program is making it easier to help cats in need.  Paw Points members can now choose to donate their points to the shelter of their choice, who in turn can redeem points for free litter, and other cat toys and other necessities. Shelter and rescue organizations interested in participating in the program can register at freshstep.com/pawpoints.  Through its site, Fresh Step will provide shelters and rescues with materials to encourage their cat community to participate in the donation program.

One Million Scoops of Fresh Step Litter for Cats in Need
Shelters know that an odor-free environment not only keeps cats happy, but also boosts adoptions. As users enter Paw Points codes throughout the Million Meow Mission program Fresh Step will step up its own commitment by donating one million scoops of litter.

“Shelters and rescue groups across the country work tirelessly to care for cats while helping them find a loving home,” says Elysia Howard, vice president of marketing & licensing for the ASPCA. “The Fresh Step Paw Points donation program will provide shelters and rescue groups with resources that will help them continue to care for cats in need.”

Celebrate One Million Meow Moments
Fresh Step will celebrate one million meow moments with the return of the 3rd Annual Catdance Film Festival*. Park City’s furriest celebration, the Catdance Film Festival is now accepting submissions of original short films (up to four minutes) and extra short films (up to 15 seconds) starring cats from now until December 1, 2014. The best original short film will be awarded a $10,000 ‘kitty’ and a trip for two to the Catdance Film Festival in Park City, Utah.  Top honors in the extra short film category will win $1,500.

In honor of Fresh Step’s Million Meow Mission, the 2015 festival shines a spotlight on shelter cats.  Filmmakers are encouraged to make shelter cats the star of the show by giving these “unknown” actors their big break in the next Catdance classic. For complete rules, please visit https://www.freshstep.com/promotions/catdance-festival-2015/

The streets of Greenwich Village will soon become a platform for hundreds of compassionate dog lovers running with the PACK (People Against Commercial Kennels). What are they and their best friends running for? They’ll actually be walking, and against the production and sale of sick, traumatized animals across the country.

Overbreeding, inbreeding, and other forms of animal cruelty are hardly news these days. Major media ranging from the Today show to the BBC have exposed serious problems facing dogs on a vast scale. A growing list of celebrities are setting bold examples by rescuing shelter pups, both purebred and mutt, instead of buying them. So why are dog-loving consumers still making impulse purchases at pet stores that manipulate them on the lowest level — by showing them cute faces needing homes as though they were animal charities?

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Our walk to Washington Square Park is meant to educate, entertain and remind many of what they already know. Buying that doggie in the window is not “rescuing” or “adopting,” but helping industrial breeders to go on causing needless suffering. We’re hoping — like those local anti-puppy mill groups and City Council members — to put New York and the nation on the path of Chicago and Los Angeles where legislation has banned all sales of puppy mill dogs.

The PACK walk is the brainchild of Jacki Flanigan, founder of People Against Commercial Kennels, a not-for-profit advocacy group based in Pennsylvania where many of the nation’s commercial breeding facilities are located.

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“Dogs in puppy mills live in misery and deplorable conditions for the sole purpose of creating inventories for pet shops and websites,” says Flanigan. “Surprisingly, the average consumer seems to have no idea where the majority of puppies come from, and is unaware that many wonderful animals are waiting to be adopted from shelters and rescue groups. We believe that if more people can accept the ugly truth behind the pet industry then they’ll make informed and responsible decisions about where to get their next dog and ultimately bring an end to these reprehensible breeders.”

Each year puppy mills have the USDA’s approval to go on churning out thousands of dogs under the most appalling conditions. Many animals they produce have a long list of congenital illnesses, anatomical defects, and are exposed to infectious diseases. Breeding bitches spend their entire lives tiny, filthy cages, often unprotected from extreme weather and given substandard veterinary are and inadequate food and water. The puppies to be sold are deprived of the kind of early socialization so helpful for family pets.

The walk is an uphill climb as advocates face not only bad breeders, but vested interests like the AKC who want “to limit the legal definition of ‘puppy mill,’ to protect the rights of breeders to keep inbreeding for as many defects as the show-ring judges demand, and to stack their products in cages for as long a shelf life as the law will allow,”writes one of our supporters in The Bark magazine.

The PACK event will include guest appearances from Main Line Animal Rescue’s Bill SmithAnnemarie Lucas of Animal Planet’s “Animal Precinct,” renowned puppy mill expert Bob BakerLaura Flynn from HBO’s documentary “Madonna of the Mills,” and singer/songwriter Danny Nova.

Despite the urgency of our cause, this promises to be a fun-filled day for humans and hounds alike. After the walk, the public is welcome to mingle with our special guests and enter their dogs in contests with celebrity judges to win some terrific prizes at 1:00 p.m.

The event will meet where Ninth Ave & Gansevoort St converge at 11:00 a.m. The walk begins at 12:00 p.m., open and free to the public, will be held rain or shine.

For more information, please visit PACK’s website.

Havahart® Wireless, the market leader in wireless electronic devices for dog containment, announces recent updates to its wireless fence collars. These changes take the collars from water resistant to waterproof, and include improvements to the battery terminal. With two sizes available, the collars can accommodate dogs with neck sizes from 12-26 inches, and are better equipped to handle water, though it is recommended to remove the collar prior to your dog entering a body of water.

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The waterproof collar strap is constructed with heavy gauge nylon webbing that encloses the patented antennas with a 3/4 inch snap buckle closure. In addition, Havahart Wireless enhanced the collar’s battery cap. Now easier to open and close, the cap features an icon to ensure it is locked into place.

“Havahart Wireless recognized the need for our collars to endure water exposure beyond a splash,” states Malory Spisak, category development associate for Havahart Wireless. “Our product engineers incorporated consumer feedback to help homeowners and their dogs enjoy their yards and water zones worry-free.”

The collar also continues to include a safety time-out feature that stops the correction cycle after 30 seconds. Additionally, an alert is still delivered inside the home, notifying the owner of a fence boundary breach. Once the dog returns to the containment area, the collars revert to normal operating mode.

Backed by a limited warranty and 30-day return policy, all new Havahart Wireless Radial-Shape Select dog fence systems come equipped with two waterproof collars. To learn more, visit www.havahartwireless.com/shop.

Aratana Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: PETX), a pet therapeutics company focused on licensing, developing and commercializing innovative biopharmaceutical products for companion animals, today announced positive results from its pilot field study of its Bupivacaine Extended-Release Injectable Suspension (AT-003) for managing post-operative pain in cats and dogs following surgery. In the study, which enrolled 46 client-owned dogs, AT-003 demonstrated significantly greater pain control over time following knee surgery compared to placebo. Based on these results, Aratana anticipates discussing the design of the pivotal field effectiveness with the FDA in the coming weeks and continues to anticipate the first FDA approval in 2016.

Pain levels were assessed repeatedly for 72 hours following knee surgery using the Glasgow Composite Measure Pain Scale, short form (CMPS-SF), a well-accepted and reliable metric for measuring acute pain in dogs. The data show that treatment with AT-003 resulted in a statistically significant reduction in mean total pain scores over time compared to placebo (p<0.05).

Aratana also analyzed the data for “no pain intervention post-surgery.” The percent of patients treated with AT-003 which did not require additional pain medication was statistically greater (p<0.05) compared to placebo at each 24-hour time interval (0-24h, 24-48h, 48-72h) for up to 72 hours after surgery.

Steven St. Peter, M.D., President and Chief Executive Officer, stated, “The positive results from this pilot field study of AT-003 are highly encouraging and enable us to move forward with our plans for a pivotal effectiveness study in dogs. As previously announced, our next step will be to discuss the design of the pivotal field trial with the FDA. We believe we remain on track for FDA approval of AT-003 for use in dogs in 2016.  In addition, we expect to start a cat pilot lab study in the fourth quarter 2014, potentially expanding the companion animal market for this exciting product, which is already approved and commercially available for use in humans in the United States.”

Ernst Heinen, D.V.M., Ph.D., Chief Development Officer, stated, “At Aratana, we generally first conduct pilot lab and field studies then, when indicated, move into pivotal studies. We invest in pilot studies so that we can assess the statistical power and understand the endpoints, which we believe de-risks our drug development. This has been our approach since inception. Our confidence in our six lead programs is greatly enhanced by such pilot studies.”

AT-003 was licensed from Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: PCRX).

Beginning today, pet parents can turn to Farmers Insurance for help in caring for and planning for all members of the family, including their pets. Farmers, one of the nation’s largest multiline insurers, and Pets Best Insurance Services, LLC (Pets Best), a leading U.S. pet insurance brand, have joined forces to offer savings to those looking to insure cats and dogs. Pet parents who purchase a Pets Best policy after referral from a Farmers agent or at Farmers.com/petinsurance will receive a 5 percent discount off of the regular price.

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With roughly 50 percent of U.S. households enjoying pet ownership, many families have sought a trusted partner to assist with their pet insurance needs. The Farmers and Pets Best agreement brings established and recognized brands to the pet insurance category. Since the establishment of the first pet insurance company in the U.S. in 1981, the desire for pet insurance has grown significantly and is now a $650 million industry. And, based on a recent poll, nearly three in ten Farmers customers with pets expressed interest in adding pet insurance to their existing policies.

“At Farmers, we believe in offering consumers options and that insuring your pet through respected brands like Farmers and Pets Best will be a welcomed choice,” said Mariel Devesa, head of product innovation for Farmers Insurance. “Our agreement with Pets Best will help pet parents care and plan for their cherished cats and dogs by limiting the risk of hefty out-of-pocket expenses and providing coverage for unexpected events.”

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Pets Best is known for creating a straightforward and predictable pet-care experience.  With four out of five pets experiencing a medical emergency in their lifetime, according to company data, having reliable coverage is critical.  The insurance provided through Farmers and Pets Best offers consumers a wide range of benefits and options, including: a reimbursement calculated from the actual veterinarian bill with knowledgeable experts who handle claims generally within two to five days. The comprehensive plans offered by Pets Best cover accidents and illness with flexible coverage options. In fact, Pets Best offers more plan options than any other competitor to ensure pet parents can choose the plan that best fits their needs, all while allowing customers to visit any licensed vet in the world. There are no upper age limits and the company does not require medical records or a vet exam to enroll. The Pets Best policies also cover unexpected out-of-pocket expenses for pets related to emergency visits, behavioral conditions, surgeries, hereditary conditions and more. Additionally, a wellness plan is available to provide coverage for routine veterinary expenses such as annual check-ups, vaccinations and teeth cleanings.

“A growing number of American pet owners are recognizing the financial and emotional benefits of insuring their four-legged family members,” said Jack Stephens, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, founder of Pets Best and the pet insurance industry in the U.S. “We are excited to have reached an agreement with an established company that cares as much about the community as Farmers Insurance, and we look forward to offering all of our customers our unique brand of service and support.”

For more information and tips about Farmers pet insurance offerings, visit Farmers.com/petinsurance or contact a local Farmers agent today.

A visual inspection won’t cut it, regular oral care for small dogs is critical to prevent dental disease and to know when it strikes

A new study looking at oral care for small breed dogs may have dog owners thinking twice about their current oral care regime. The study, conducted by the WALTHAM Centre for Pet Nutrition and published in BMC Vet Research, examined the progression of periodontal disease in miniature schnauzers and found that without effective and frequent oral care, dental disease developed rapidly and advanced even more quickly with age.

Research Finds That Small Dogs Can't Go Without Their Toothbrushes

“We all want to do the very best for our pets’ health, and the study showed us that there’s more than meets the eye when it comes to small dogs’ oral health,” said DrStephen Harris, leader of the oral care team at WALTHAM®, part of Mars Petcare. “The study findings help us better understand the way dental disease appears and progresses and underscores the importance of proper oral care, especially as our dogs age.”

To better understand the rate of dental disease progression, researchers replaced the regular oral care routines of miniature schnauzers with full mouth examinations. They found that, without regular oral care, the majority of dogs developed the early stages of periodontal disease within six months and dogs above the age of four developed periodontal disease even faster. The degree to which periodontal disease progressed varied based on the type of tooth and location on the tooth.

Furthermore, the study showed that periodontitis developed regardless of the visible signs of gingivitis, which had previously been believed to reliably precede it. Therefore while a visual inspection may be sufficient to detect a disease like gingivitis, it is not useful in detecting the onset of periodontitis and may not reveal the areas at greatest risk for dental disease.

“Some pet owners “lift-the-lip” and look at a dog’s gums to get a sense of its oral health, but this research shows they could be missing important early signs of dental disease,” said Dr Harris. “The findings should encourage all dog owners to establish an oral care routine that consists of regular tooth brushing supplemented with dental chews and veterinary checks. It’s important for all dogs, but we know that small dogs like miniature schnauzers are at an even higher risk of developing severe dental problems.”

About the Study: “A Longitudinal Assessment of Periodontal Disease in 52 Miniature Schnauzers”

WALTHAM conducted a study examining the rate of progression of periodontal disease in miniature schnauzers. Over the course of 60 weeks, full mouth examinations were conducted on 52 miniature schnauzers ranging in age between 1.3 and 6.9 years. Prior to the study, each dog had a regular oral care routine that included tooth brushing. This was suspended a week before the initial dental assessment. Of the 2,155 teeth examined, all entered the study with some level of gingivitis, while only 23 teeth entered with periodontitis. Every 6 weeks, levels of gingivitis and periodontitis were assessed around the whole surface of each individual tooth by measuring periodontal probing depth, gingival recession and furcation exposure. Teeth were assessed for the level of gingivitis (scored between 0 and 4) and periodontitis (PD1 – up to 25% attachment loss and PD2 – between 25 to 50% attachment loss). Teeth from only one dog in the study did not progress to periodontitis.

Any pet owner who has been told their animal has cancer knows the two emotions: anxiety for the beloved pet’s life, and hope for an effective treatment.

“Many people consider their dogs and cats members of the family,” says Food and Drug Administration veterinarian Lisa Troutman. “Just as FDA reviews drugs for humans for safety and effectiveness before they can go on the market, the agency does the same for treatments for animals.”

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Take, for instance, cancer, which accounts for almost half of the deaths of pets over 10 years of age. Although pets of any age can have cancer, the longer they live, the greater the likelihood of developing it. Dogs get cancer at roughly the same rate as humans.

“Pets are living longer because of preventative health care. And we’re able to diagnose cancers earlier. As a result there is an increased need for better cancer treatments,” Troutman notes.

Until very recently, the only drugs available to treat cancer in animals were those approved for use in humans. But in the last few years, veterinary drug sponsors (the pharmaceutical companies developing the drugs) have brought to market treatments meant specifically for animals.

Troutman explains that “FDA works closely with these companies to discuss how they can demonstrate that their innovative veterinary drugs are safe and effective, and to address questions that arise during the development process.”

FDA Evaluates Safety and Effectiveness of Medicines

To evaluate the safety of any new veterinary drug, companies typically conduct a study in a small number of healthy animals in the same species that the drug is intended for (for example, if the drug is for dogs, it will be tried first in healthy dogs). The findings help the veterinarian anticipate potential side effects when the drug is used to treat a patient and help minimize adverse events that might affect the pet’s quality of life.

Companies also must show in controlled studies that the drug works—that it is effective when used according to the label. For example, for a drug intended for a particular kind of cancer, companies typically run a clinical trial at multiple animal hospitals where pets are being treated for that cancer. In these studies, the patients may receive either the drug being studied or a control. Although the owners and veterinarians are aware that their pets and patients could receive either the experimental drug or the control — a placebo — they don’t know which treatment they actually get. In either case, owners have the option to drop out of a study at any time.

When the goal is to treat a form of cancer that affects smaller numbers of animals, drug companies can use a pathway called conditional approval to bring drug treatments to market more quickly. Conditional approval allows a company to make its drug available to patients after proving the drug fully meets the FDA standard for safety, and showing that there is a reasonable expectation that the treatment is effective.

“Often small exploratory studies are conducted to support a reasonable expectation of effectiveness,” Troutman says.

Conditional approvals have both pros and cons. On the plus side, they allow sponsors to provide patients quicker access to innovative treatments without waiting for the development of evidence of effectiveness that would satisfy the requirement for a full approval.

“On the other hand, because the studies used to support a reasonable expectation of effectiveness are small, the drugs may not turn out to be effective when they are used in greater numbers of animals,” Troutman says.

FDA may allow, through annual renewals, the conditionally-approved products to stay on the market for up to five years while the company collects the required effectiveness data to support a new animal drug application for full approval. Conditional approval automatically expires at the end of five years and the drug is removed from the market if the company has not fully demonstrated that the drug is effective.

FDA-Approved Drugs for Cancer in Dogs

Troutman says that sponsors are continuing to develop innovative treatments for different types of cancer in dogs.

“We’re looking at therapies that are more targeted now,” she says. Scientists are identifying proteins or other substances unique to cancer cells and developing treatments that target those substances without harming healthy cells.

FDA has approved three drugs, two of them conditionally, to treat cancer in dogs:

  • Palladia (toceranib phosphate), for the treatment of mast cell tumors, was approved in 2009;
  • Kinavet-CA1 (masitinib mesylate), for the treatment of mast cell tumors, was conditionally approved in 2010; and
  • Paccal Vet-CA1 (paclitaxel for injection), for the treatment of mammary carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma, was conditionally approved in 2014.

To date, there are no FDA-approved treatments for cancer in cats. Most cancer treatments for dogs and cats use drugs that FDA has approved for use in humans.

What are the Warning Signs?

The warning signs of cancer in dogs are similar to those in people, Troutman says: a lump or bump, a wound that doesn’t heal, any kind of swelling, abnormal bleeding. But generally, a pet owner should keep an eye out for what Troutman calls “the basics —changes in the normal functions of eating, drinking, peeing, pooping and sleeping —and contact their veterinarian if they have concerns.

“Emotional state, such as being withdrawn and irritable, can be another sign,” she says.

Both general veterinary practitioners and veterinary oncologists, as well as other specialists, treat cancer in cats and dogs. In general, veterinary practitioners work with veterinary oncologists to provide the diagnosis and the follow-up care for the pet during treatment, which may include blood work and imaging (such as x-rays or ultrasound examinations) to monitor the animal’s progress.

There’s a fundamental difference between treating cancer in pets versus people. “Side effects from cancer treatment are usually fewer than those seen in people, and veterinarians work very hard to manage those side effects and maintain quality of life,” Troutman says. “There are even drugs that have been brought to market with the intent of managing common side effects, like vomiting.”

Questions to Ask Your Veterinarian

Questions that pet owners may want to ask their veterinarian and veterinary oncologist when their pet has been diagnosed with cancer include:

  • What treatments are available?
  • What is the prognosis with each treatment?
  • What are the side effects of each treatment and how will they affect my pet’s quality of life?
  • How long will I need to treat my pet?
  • What is the cost of each treatment?
  • How many visits back to the veterinarian are needed?

Pet owners who want to investigate clinical trials for their animal can use the Veterinary Cancer Society’s searchable database at http://www.vetcancertrials.org/

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