Tips and tricks for protecting dogs from cancer


During a dvm360® interview, Sue Ettinger, DVM, DACVIM (Oncology), offered her expert insight on detecting canine cancer early for the most successful outcomes

This video is sponsored by Jaguar Health.

While at the Take C.H.A.R.G.E. event in New York City, Sue Ettinger, DVM, DACVIM (Oncology)—also known as "Dr Sue Cancer Vet"—sat down for a dvm360® interview accompanied by Lisa Conte, president, founder, and CEO of Jaguar Health. In this interview, Ettinger outlined proactive measures veterinarians and pet owners can take to identify cancer in dogs at its early stages. Therefore, treatment can begin immediately.

View the video below for the entire discussion. The following is a partial transcript.

Sue Ettinger, DVM, DACVIM (Oncology): [Another thing] that [is] just so important [for early cancer detection] is seeing your [veterinarian] on a regular basis. And for me, I recommend twice a year when your pet is middle aged and older. Your [veterinarian] may recommend some diagnostics, maybe some blood work, chest X-rays, or ultrasound. But again, we want to start doing screening tests earlier to detect that cancer early. Early detection will save lives.

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