What is a veterinary specialist?

Further animal cancer resources

  • Veterinary Cancer Society: www.vetcancersociety.org
  • Colorado State University animal cancer centre: www.csuanimalcancercenter.org
    The Argus Institute is also available on this website, it has some great information as well as counselling and support services
  • Merial’s canine melanoma vaccine (Oncept). www.petcancervaccine.com
  • Tripawds three legged dog and cat amputation recovery support community. This is a user supported community for sharing your story and learning about amputation and bone cancer care for your pets. http://www.tripawds.com

Coping with pet loss and pet-related grief 

  • Nexus Psychology.  If you are experiencing grief, anxiety or other concerns, Dori and the team at Nexus Psychology can help: www.nexuspsychology.com.au or (03) 9500 0751
  • The Cancer Council of Australia. There are many decisions regarding which treatment to choose when cancer has been diagnosed. These may include complimentary and alternative therapies. The cancer Council of Australia has some helpful information as well as a booklet which addresses complimentary therapies. Whilst this site mainly pertains to humans, there is useful information that can be extracted for our veterinary patients (link: http://www.cancercouncil.com.au)

If you would like to donate to cancer research via the Veterinary Cancer Society – ‘The Veterinary Cancer Society is devoted to improving the treatment of cancer in small animals’. If you would like to make a donation please click on the following link http://vetcancersociety.org/pet-owners/pet-memorials/