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Amputation for Dogs with Osteosarcoma Cancer

Are you considering amputation for your pup diagnosed with osteosarcoma? James Jacobson interviews Dr. Ettinger and Dr. Dressler, co-authors of The Dog Cancer Survival Guide, as they weigh in on amputation as surgical treatment for dogs with osteosarcoma.

Topics Covered:

  • Surgery for Osteosarcoma
  • Should you consider amputation?
  • How does a dog’s life-quality change after amputation?

This episode is sponsored by The Dog Cancer Survival Guide: Full Spectrum Treatments to Optimize Your Dog’s Life Quality and Longevity, the best-selling book on dog cancer. It’s available everywhere books are sold, and also in the publisher’s shop.

For Further Exploration:

Osteosarcoma and Amputation: myths and facts

Canine Osteosarcoma: Amputation and Life Quality

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Demian Dressler AKA The Dog Cancer Vet


Maui, Hawaii, USA

Dr. Demian Dressler, DVM is internationally recognized as “the dog cancer vet” because of his innovations in the field of dog cancer management. A dynamic educator and speaker, Dr. Dressler is the author of the best-selling animal health book The Dog Cancer Survival Guide.

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Sue Ettinger AKA Dr. Sue Cancer Vet

DVM, Dip. ACVIM (Oncology)

New York, USA

Dr. Sue Ettinger is a practicing veterinary cancer specialist, international speaker, book author, and vlogger. She is also co-author of The Dog Cancer Survival Guide and a passionate advocate of early cancer detection and raising cancer awareness.