People are fascinating to me, especially the ones who see an imperfection in the traditional way things are done and then go about fixing it. Some people make small changes that tweak a system while others change how the world runs. I think The One Health Company is going to be one of the game-changers. The company is connecting sick dogs with the latest human clinical trials. [Read more…]
Spunky is a 12 year-old Husky mix who was adopted by Ashley Niels while she attended college. Last week the dog was diagnosed with a fast growing form of cancer called Hemangiosarcoma. The cancer invades the blood vessels and causes internal bleeding. There is no surgery or treatment to cure the disease. [Read more…]
Back in 2004 my 106lb. happy, healthy German shepherd, Bear, suddenly got sick with Hemangiosarcoma. It’s an aggressive cancer that attacks the blood vessel cells and German shepherds are one of the breeds most prone to the disease. We fought the cancer with surgery and the best chemotherapy available at the time. Four months after being diagnosed, my precious boy was gone.
I’m sharing this story to let you know about a Yale canine cancer study that is using breakthrough technology. I strongly believe if Bear was diagnosed with cancer today, this clinical trial would have given him more time. I also want to let you know the study is recruiting participants and any dog with cancer is welcome to take part. [Read more…]