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Cancer Cachexia and Dog Cancer – When Your Dog Won’t Eat

Are you concerned about your dog’s lack of appetite? James Jacobson interviews Dr. Dressler and Dr. Ettinger and they define cancer cachexia and discuss some ideas as to how you may deal with your dog’s loss of appetite and vitality.

Topics Covered:

  • What is cancer cachexia
  • The seriousness of cancer cachexia
  • What you can do to stimulate appetite in your dog with cancer

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:

Signs of Cancer in Dogs

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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.