Suggested Reading

Help Your Dog Fight Cancer by Laurie Kaplan
This is the first book you should read if your dog has cancer.

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This book will show you how to be your best friend’s best advocate. A crash course on canine cancer, for all dog lovers. Covers prevention, diagnosis, treatment options, side effects, diet, supplements and home care. By medical animal writer and founder/administrator of the Magic Bullet Fund, Laurie Kaplan, with consultant Alice Villalobos, DVM. 

♦ Canine and Feline Geriatric Oncology  by Alice Villalobos, DVM with Laurie Kaplan

Discusses clinical approaches to all tumors and cancers in dogs and cats. Focuses on the special needs of geriatric pets with cancer.


♦ Pets Living With Cancer  Robin Downing

Where do you turn for an educational resource if your pet has just been diagnosed with cancer? Pets Living With Cancer will help you educate yourself about your pet’s cancer diagnosis, treatment options, and your role in therapy.

♦ Cancer And Your Pet  Debra Eldredge, Margaret H. Bonham


♦ The Dog Cancer Survival Guide Demian Dressler and Susan Ettinger

Reference for practical, evidence-based strategies that can optimize the life quality and longevity for your dog.

 ♦ 42 Rules to Fight Dog Cancer  Aimee Quemuel

A compilation of real stories, told by real people about their successful battle against dog cancer.

Describes the protocol Dr. Eisen used to rescue Fergie from her death sentence and explains how to customize it for your own dog. A benign, proven approach to the healing a pets’ cancer.


The complete health resource for your dog, cat, horse or other pets – in everyday language.

♦  Natural Health Bible for Dogs & Cats  Shawn Messonnier DVM

When it comes to your dog’s or your cat’s health, you want the best health care available. Conventional medicine is not the only answer, or even the best answer.


Info on treating new diagnoses of cancer and preventing the disease before it takes the life of a beloved family pet. Includes complementary therapies such as antioxidants, herbal preparations, homeopathic remedies, raw food, glandular supplements, and acupuncture.

♦ Dr. Pitcairn’s Complete Guide to Natural Health for Dogs & Cats Richard H. Pitcairn, DVM, Susan Hubble Pitcairn

Guide to a natural lifestyle for dogs and cats. How to provide the very best in companionship and lifelong care.


♦ Speaking for Spot  Nancy Kay
An insider’s guide to navigating the overwhelming, confusing, and expensive world of veterinary medicine.

♦ Sparky Fights Back  Josee Clerens, John Clifton

Documents the journey of one small dog’s triumph over cancer. Provides inspiration and information on how a dog’s ‘human companions’ can be proactive in healing an ailing dog.

Helps pet owners who have come face-to-face with cancer in their beloved pet. Story is told through Grizz’s eyes as his owners give Grizz every possible chance of survival while preserving his quality of life.