February 3, 2013
A few months ago, Bosco stopped eating and started losing weight. This behavior continued and he began to lose weight to the point that I decided to force feed him: Gerber’s #2 baby food.
June 10, 2009
The FDA approves veterinary medicine’s first cancer fighting drug and it’s for the ubiquitous mast cell tumor. Seen primarily in dogs, this common skin tumor has plagued us veterinarians for eons, it seems. Not only can it be a killer, it’s sometimes hard to identify when it masks itself, chameleon-like, as a wart or tiny bump on the skin.
June 3, 2009
It’s tragic that cancer in pets is increasing. According to the Pet Cancer Foundation, 60% of dogs over age six will be diagnosed with some form of cancer, and almost half the deaths of pets older than 10 years can be attributed to cancer.
January 5, 2009
Lily and I are just back from the vet… seems that tumor on her elbow has reached the point that she may have just days left. It was diagnosed as malignant in September, just after Hurricane Ike. It was actually twice diagnosed. The vet that started the diagnosis was knocked out of electricity by the […]