When to Say Goodbye to Your Pet

Published on 12/03/2013


Dogs Get Cancer Like People, and Hold Clues to Cures

Published on 03/01/2012


Pets on Parade Video

Published on 05/31/2011

Check out this video created by our friends at Richmond Pet Lovers! 


Canine Rehabilitation Therapy

Published on 05/09/2011


Canine rehabilitation therapy is an integrative form of medicine that is used in many facets of our pet's lives including senior wellness. Dr. Jane Hiser of Quioccasin Veterinary Hospital is the only veterinarian in the greater Richmond area certified as a canine rehabilitation therapist. She creates personal programs consisting of heat and cold therapy, manual therapy and massage, and a variety of therapeutic exercises using treadmills, balance equipment, and aquatic therapy to...

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Exploring New Treatment Options for Canine Osteosarcoma - Study Announcement

Published on 02/08/2011


Canine Osteosarcoma (OSA) is a type of aggressive bone cancer that most commonly affects the limb bones, especially the fore limbs of the middle aged and elderly dogs. The most common victims of this dog cancerare large dog breeds like Rottweilers, Shepherds, Labradors, Dobermans, Great Danes, Saint Bernards, Irish Wolfhounds and Golden Retrievers. The malignant or cancerous tumor develops deep within the bones, and then grows rapidly to destroy the bones from the inside. Osteosarcoma...

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Pixie’s Pen Pals Program

Published on 01/04/2011

Learn more about the program in this video produced by Dominion Resources. 



Published on 12/17/2010

FETCH a Cure - 5 out of 10 Dogs http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NYkzSD1fbuY

FETCH a Cure - Need Your Help to Lick Cancer http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=urFIQ1z1ZUM

FETCH a Cure - 1 out of 4 Dogs will Develop a Tumor http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=keDGQAgRJFE

Pen Pals Program benefits dogs and inmates

Published on 12/01/2010


Program benefits dogs and inmates
After spending nine years at James River Correctional Center, Mark Finch
has been on the outside for four months..
To read the complete article, please visit the following URL:

Check out FETCH on Virginia This Morning!

Published on 11/17/2010


Blue Buffalo Company, Ltd. Recalls Limited Production Code Dates of Dry Dog Food Because of Possible

Published on 10/14/2010

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - October 8, 2010 - Blue Buffalo Company, Ltd., recalls certain dry dog food because of possible excess Vitamin D that can affect the health of some dogs. The Blue Buffalo Company, Ltd., is recalling certain packages of its Wilderness Chicken, Basics Salmon and Large Breed Adult Chicken dry dog foods sold under thc "BLUE" brand which have the potential to contain excessive levels of Vitamin D.

While Vitamin D is a beneficial component of these foods, the Company...

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Slobbery kisses from ‘man’s best friend’ aid cancer research

Published on 10/06/2010

TGen and VARI study cancer in dogs to find new treatments for humans


PHOENIX, Ariz. — April 15, 2010 — Fido’s wet licks might hold more than love.

They could provide the DNA keys to findings new treatments for rare cancers and other diseases in both dogs and human patients. The Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) and the Van Andel Research Institute (VARI) have created the Canine Hereditary Cancer Consortium, a program designed to study naturally occurring cancers in...

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Cancer Study - In need of DNA Samples

Published on 10/04/2010

The Canine Hereditary Cancer Consortium (CHCC) is in need for samples for the largest comparative oncology study ever, one that will hopefully give us critical insights into cancer in both pets and people. The success of this comprehensive study depends in large part on how many DNA samples they can obtain. Dogs with ANY type of cancer can participate. All you have to do is click on the following link submit a form & learn how you can submit a DNA sample, http://www.tgen.org/2dogs


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