I began pet blogging out of a simple love of animals and a desire to share my pets with the world. Certainly, pet blogging offers many benefits. As bloggers, we share our pets, network with like minded animal lovers, and perhaps even make a few extra dollars. What I did not know when I started […]
Updated February 15, 2017. Ty’s journey with lymphoma has entered a new very hopeful stage! We have gotten Ty enrolled in the Canine T-Cell Project, which is a grant and donation funded program to bring groundbreaking immunotherapy to dogs with B-cell lymphoma. I am going to use this post to document our steps through the process. […]
I’m excited to share in a rather bittersweet way that my blog post When Your Dog Has Lymphoma is a finalist for the BlogPaws Nose to Nose Awards for best written blog post. It is bittersweet because obviously I wish I never had to write that post or the series that I have been building […]
When Ty was first diagnosed with Lymphoma, it was easy to get overwhelmed learning about supplements that might help him. I also faced conflicting reports from holistic and conventional sources. For example, some conventional vets are rather skeptical of supplements or holistic methods. See, for example, the skepvet blog, which is interesting reading, and on the […]
Clear (Canine Lymphoma Education and Research) has released their documentary on canine lymphoma to YouTube. It is definitely worth a watch if you have a dog who has been diagnosed with lymphoma or if you are interested in learning more about the disease.
Diet is crucial for dogs with cancer, and one of the biggest challenges can be obtaining a food that will help keep your dog healthy and that avoids ingredients that cancer thrives on. If your dog becomes a picky eater from chemotherapy side effects, it becomes all the more challenging. Here are the solutions I […]
When I first learned that Ty had lymphoma, I read everything I could possibly find on it. As a result, I came across some really good resources. I also came across plenty of bad ones. The list below are the items that I found the most helpful. Some of these are specific to canine lymphoma, […]
Your dog has lymphoma. What now? Do you undertake a course of chemo? If so, which one? What about holistic care? Are you finding conflicting information? Perhaps you are unsure of how to approach your vet with questions or advocate for your dog in the face of conflicting advice. That was the position I found […]