Stress and Finances

Advice and strategies for managing the emotional challenges of having a dog with cancer. Also, information on the cost of diagnosing and treating dog cancer and resources for financial assistance.

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number one dog cancer tip: don't let cancer win

Number One Dog Cancer Tip

What’s the number one mistake I see dog lovers make when their dog has cancer? Letting cancer get in between them and their dog.

Dog Cancer Tip: Expect Change and Embrace It

Expect Change Now That Your Dog Has Cancer

By Molly Jacobson | October 20, 2023

When our dog has cancer, we want a simple, quick, “set-it-and-forget-it” solution … but we rarely get one. There’s hope, though, if we adopt a flexible, “let’s try it” mindset that assumes everything will change again and again.

Don't want to treat dog cancer? That's 100% OK and you still love your dog.

I Don’t Want to Treat Dog Cancer!

By Demian Dressler, DVM | January 30, 2023

If you don’t want to treat dog cancer, for whatever reason, don’t do it. Cancer is a mighty foe, and not everyone has the means, the time, the support, or the resources to take it on. If it were easy, you’d do it, right? But it’s not. Dr. Dressler has hard-won advice for those of us who feel guilty about not being able to treat our dog’s cancer. He also wants us to stop judging each other for hard choices!