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Holistic Approach to Cancer in Dogs
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“Let’s start him on this mushroom blend,” I suggested, handing Wendy an amber bottle, just as herbalists have done for generations. As they got up to leave at the end of the appointment, I saw the tip of Jasper’s dry, cracked nose sniff at a liver treat I had cradled in my palm. At that point, I could see a trace of his inner life force, not through a brightness in his eyes, but through a twitch of his nose.

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This article first appeared in The Bark,
Issue 69: Mar/Apr/May 2012

Photograph by Shelley L. Dennis

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Submitted by Peter Gibbons | September 24 2014 |

I love the story. But I just found out that my Flat-coat pup of 11 years has what is described as a 12 centimeter growth on his liver. All the other organs look fine. My vet is leaning towards ruling out surgery because of age and complications, This dog is otherwise healthy. What can we do? He's our boy.

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