Westie With Bladder Cancer (TCC) What to feed now?

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    Lucy D
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    My 11 year old westie as just diagnosed with bladder cancer. I feed him Canine Caviar Fish kibble it has kept him itch free for years. I am wondering if I should switch his diet to low carb/sugar because carb/sugar promote tumor growth. Does anyone have any information to share?

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    anon101
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    Quote “I am wondering if I should switch his diet to low carb/sugar because carb/sugar promote tumor growth. Does anyone have any information to share”?

    I hope these articles and the comments provided help you with your decisions. Frankly I would listen to what your vet recommends and consider consulting an veterinary oncology specialist. Not sure how aggressive you want to be about treatment but at least you will know your options and get some expert advice.

    https://sciencebasedmedicine.org/whats-the-truth-behind-the-truth-about-pet-cancer/

    http://skeptvet.com/Blog/?s=cancer

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    Susan
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    Hi Lucy,
    So sorry to hear about your dog…
    if you’re on facebook here’s the “Ketopets” page
    https://www.facebook.com/KetoPet/?ref=br_rs

    Here’s a link to sign-up for our free eBook – A Pet Parent’s Guide to the Ketogenic Diet
    http://ketopetsanctuary.us14.list-manage1.com/subscribe?u=12089829883ef282ec975c75b&id=d90ce5befe

    I would stop feeding any fish kibbles as they have been found to be higher in Toxins & Contaminates…if he’s staying on a dry proccessed kibble look for kibbles that have Turkey as main protein as turkey meat is heaps cleaner then any fish in a dry dog kibble…

    If you can cook for him then I’d start cooking his meals, even if you just feed him 1 cooked meal a day that has healthy fresh whole foods…anti cancer foods, broccoli, spinach, leafy dark greens, kale, carrots, cranberries, blueberries, winter squash, apple, flaxseed..

    I wonder if your dog didn’t eat a fish kibble year after year would he have still gotten bladder cancer??
    We need to do more research into a dogs diet, especially when the dog just eats a dry kibble & their dry diet isnt rotated between different brands & meat proteins…
    No research by Hills, Royal Canine or Purina….

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    LIZ R
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    HI LUCY, I HAVE TO USE CAP DUE TO MY EYESIGHT! MY ZOEY HAD SURGERY YESTERDAY, SHE IS A 10 YEAR OLD CHIHUAHUA. WE HAD ULTRA SOUND DONE LAST WEEK NEVER SHOWED THE TUMOR TO BE LARGE. WELL WHEN VET WENT INTO THE BLADDER THE TUMOR WAS SO LARGE HE COULD NOT REMOVE IT ALL! SENT TUMOR OUT TO LAB, WILL NOT KNOW ABOUT RESULTS UNTIL NEXT WEEK. NOT SURE WHY THIS GOT SO OUT OF CONTROL, NOT SURE IF VET KNOW WHAT HE IS DOING! THIS IS MY BABY, I HAVE HAD HER SINCE SHE WAS 3 WEEKS OLD! NOT SURE WHAT TO DO! I CANT STOP CRYING! IM RESEARCHING RAW DIETS! NOT TOO MANY CHOICES OF VETS WHERE I LIVE, BUT I WILL GO ANYWHERE I NEED TO, TO HELP MY SWEET FUR BABY GIRL!!!

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    Acroyali
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    @liz R, I’m so sorry.
    I hope someone can help your Chihuahua.
    Susan posted some excellent links. Ketopet has done some amazing stuff in cancer treatments. The more I read and the more I speak with keto pet, the more I’m amazed!
    Wishing you the best for you and your little dog.

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