Book Reviews

The Dog Cancer survival guideThe Dog Cancer survival guide

by Dr. Demian Dressler, DVM with Dr. Susan Ettinger, DVM, Dip, ACVIM

Before I read The Dog Cancer survival guide, I went strictly by my veterinarian’s advice, which often involved surgery and chemo. I knew of supplements, but my vet did not make any recommendations. Some supplements or changes in diet can support the treatments given by your vet, some may make your dog feel better, and some may help reduce the cancer by depriving it of some of the food it needs.


Heal bookHeal—the Vital Role of Dogs in the Search for Cancer Cures

By Arlene Weintraub

When the veterinarian says, “Your dog has cancer, and the prognosis is grim.” Find out if a clinical study is occurring for your pet’s type of cancer. Many of the dogs described in Heal had miracles of surviving long past the expected prognosis while testing experimental drugs.


The Dog Lived and So will IThe Dog Lived (and So Will I)

By Teresa J. Rhyne

When Destiny called (a real person from the pet adoption center)—Teresa  answered. So began her memoir involving Seamus, a beagle rescue—not what she had planned after recovering from her second divorce and the recent loss of her senior beagles.