Studies are showing that stressful dog life events can deplete dogs of their innate supply of Vitamin C and they can benefit from VitC supplementation. Experiments trialling Vitamin C therapy in life threatening health issues, such as parvo virus, are often having great and surprising success. Vitamin C is a vitalising winner for dogs.
In 2015 a study found vitamin C can kill tumour cells that carry a common cancer-causing mutation – in mice. In fact, many studies are investigating the therapeutic potential of Vitamin C, especially as a potential cancer treatment. This article explains various study outcomes and how intravenous dosing is seemingly most effective.
High dose vitamin C therapies are increasingly reporting positive results in cases previously deemed as ‘no hope’, especially with some cancer cases. This article, written by a practicing vet, conveys results from his trials in high dose vitC in dogs with cancer, as well as other life-threatening illnesses showing its benefits and continuing promise.
Holistic vet, Dr Rose DeLeva, writes that she has used intravenous Vitamin C therapy for dogs with cancer for almost 20 years with fantastic results. Not remissions, but almost always improved quality of life and often valuable extended life spans beyond prognosis. She says Vitamin C is one of the most potent biological antioxidants on the planet.
This great summary of CBD and cannabis as a potential natural medicine is a beautiful explanation of its seeming medicinal value and why it is an exciting prospect in facing cancer. It notes cannabis oil can be used to treat seizures, nausea, stress, anxiety, arthritis, back pain, cancer symptoms, gastro issues, and more.
Twelve year old American Staffy, Muttley, was diagnosed with terminal cancer and after chemo and 5 surgeries the vets told his humans there was nothing else they could do. In a last ditch effort his humans tried low-dose cannabis oil and were amazed and thrilled by the results.
This article from the AVMA notes that many pet owners (including vets) are having success with cannabis and their dogs’ (cats’ and horses’) ailments, including cancer and related issues, and says vets need to get involved in the debate.
Cannabidiol (CBD) is a non-psychoactive compound of the cannabis plant that interacts with, or rebalances, our Endocannabinoid system which, among other functions, regulates the immune system response of mammals (such as humans and dogs).