Dietary Recommendations for Cancer Recovery in Dogs & Cats
Diet can be a powerful tool in the fight against pet cancer.
We all fear that awful “C” word. It’s a feeling of helplessness when a beloved pet has the unfortunate diagnosis of cancer. When pet guardians come to me for advice on how they can help their pet recover from cancer, the first thing I address is diet. An individual’s diet is the basis for all health and the building block for recovery from any illness.
Cancer results due to a failure of the body’s immune system to respond to abnormal dividing cells and an inability to stop their growth. There are many theories as to why cells begin to grow in a cancerous manner. Some causes may include stress, inappropriate diet, radiation, genetic mutations, toxins, chemicals and other substances that disrupt healthy function of the body.
Diet Changes For Cancer Recovery
Eliminate highly processed foods, including the traditional kibble
Avoid preservatives, artificial colorings and additives
Choose freshly prepared foods that are naturally rich in anti-oxidants
Mom to Miss Jelly Bean "Beanie" Licorice Pug
Forever in our hearts: Miss Nilla Sassafras Pug August 17, 2002 to April 19, 2018
And my Heart-Dog... Wonka the Dancing Pug, CGC, W-FD, W-TFD.
Februrary 11, 2005 to May 10, 2020. Miss you, sweet boy!