Modern Dog published a lovely review of The Dog Cancer Survival Guide in their Winter 2011/2012 edition, which hit the stands on December 1, 2011. The full text is below, or you can download the PDF here.
Modern Dog Review
The Dog Cancer Survival Guide
By Dr. Demian Dressler, with Dr. Susan Ettinger
(Maui Media; 2011)
Caring for a dog with cancer can be overwhelming. Is surgery the best option? What about chemotherapy? Or alternative care? At this troubling time, having The Dog Cancer Survival Guide by your side is like having both a knowledgeable and a caring friend beside you.
Written in plain English for the layperson, this comprehensive book provides expert advice on the entire spectrum of cancer in dogs. It offers the latest research on everything from possible causes such as carcinogens in the air and soil, to the role of free radicals and antioxidants. Importantly, for the health of your dog and for your own peace of mind, The Dog Cancer Survival Guide gives you a down-to-earth appraisal of treatments that have been proven to work. This includes a realistic evaluation of conventional methods such as surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation to alternative methods such as plant-based nutraceuticals.
It includes a thorough discussion of the major cancers found in dogs as well as the main chemotherapy drugs, so you can better understand what you and your beloved pet are facing.
Significantly, The Dog Cancer Survival Guide shows you how to care for yourself so you can face tough decisions with a clear mind and a steady heart. This valuable and compassionate guide is a must-have for anyone caring for a dog with cancer.