Archive for August, 2009

Advances in Canine and Feline Cancer Care

Tuesday, August 18th, 2009

Join us for another informative show about a topic that many pet owners, sadly, know only too well:  cancer in dogs and cats.  We’ll be talking with one of the nation’s leading veterinary oncologists, Dr. Linda Fineman from Veterinary Medical Specialists in Campbell, California, about some new and exciting developments in veterinary cancer research and care.  That’s tomorrow, Tuesday, August 18th, at 11am Pacific time at


Wednesday, August 5th, 2009


If you’re interested in donating a blood sample for Dr. Coates and her colleagues to use in their research into DM, please contact Liz Hansen at  If a dog is presumptively diagnosed with DM while the study is still ongoing, they will perform the genetic testing at no cost.  The following link contains the DM Sampling Form with the collection information you’ll need:

And if you are willing to donate your dog’s spinal cord for research, please contact Liz Hansen or Dr. Coates at  A kit is available, which includes shipping charges, for this use.