• How Treating Cancer in Canines Is Advancing Human Medicine

    Veterinary treatment is impacting the process for developing human treatments. By Cheryl London | Contributor Oct. 6, 2016, at 6:00 a.m. As too many dog owners know, cancer afflicts canines as often as it afflicts us. For some cancers, dogs are actually more likely to get the disease than people.

  • Medical Marijuana for Dogs

    A day before a scheduled vet appointment to euthanize her dog, Wendy Mansfield decided to try one last resort to alleviate the chronic pain of her 15-year-old labrador mix: cookies from a marijuana dispensary made specifically for ailing dogs.  Kali, a mild-mannered 80-pound rescue, was never much of a complainer.

  • RCF at Nashville Humane Association’s Dog Day Event!

    We had a great time at the September 2016 Nashville Humane Association Dog Day event in Nashville’s Centennial Park last month. It was the first introduction of our “Memorial Banners” – eight foot white fabric panels that we asked people to sign or draw pictures commemorating a pet with cancer.

  • Barking Market in Connecticut a Huge Success!!

    The first Barking Market held in Old Saybrook, CT was a huge success! A “lively fair for dogs and their people”, the Barking Market attracted vendors, food trucks and dog lovers from all over Connecticut. Demonstrations by national author Rick Woodford on how to make food for your dog was

  • Man’s Best Friend Lends a Hand in Fight to Cure Cancer

    Registered Vet Tech Tammy Hawkes (left) removes a foam pad as radiation therapist Colleen Walsh (center) comes to help Registered Vet Tech anesthetist Beth Piojda as she carefully lifts canine patient Buddy, an 11-year-old Wheaten terrier, at the NC State Veterinary Hospital in Raleigh, North Carolina, March 3, 2016. Photo: