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5 Natural Ways to fight Cancer In Dogs

5 Natural Ways to fight Cancer In Dogs

Sorry, you have received the bad news of a cancer diagnosis for your pet!

We understand how conventional medical treatment can be unaffordable at times. There are some alternative natural ways that you can consider for your dog. It can improve the immunity of your pet dog breeds like Shih Tzu, Pug, or Pomeranian, making it easier and helping them fight cancer naturally.

Like us, cancer can afflict dogs, especially the older ones. If you are a pet parent, particularly of a dog breed like Shih Tzu, Pug, or Pomeranian, you need to be extra cautious of them. They are more prone to mast cell tumors, melanoma, or skin cancers than other dog breeds.

Five Natural Ways to Fight Cancer in Dogs:

1. Nutrition

Feed your dog a balanced diet, rich in different nutrients to boost their immune system. Include carrots, broccoli, apples, peaches, and kale in their diet routinely. You can also add food with high antioxidants to their diet that helps fight cancer, like tomatoes and sweet potatoes.

2. Herbal Treatment

As Pugs or Shih Tzu face more cancer deaths than others, try phytotherapy along with nutritious foods in their diet.

  • Curcumin (naturally found in turmeric)
  • Boswellia serrata – A species of tree found principally in India credited with anti-cancer properties

Such medicinal herbs have anti-inflammatory potents in them. You can use these in combination but consult with your holistic vet first for the appropriate dosage for your dog.

3. Chinese Medicine


Acupuncture, one of the branches of traditional Chinese medicine, treats cancer in dogs by restoring balance and overall health to the body. It’s about placing fine needles at specific points on the body.

So if you want to try this procedure on your pet, make sure you consult a vet specialized in acupuncture to avoid any risk of infections.

4. Medicinal Mushrooms

Various combinations of medicinal mushrooms can stimulate the immune system of your dog. It can also improve the quality of life of Shih Tzu, Pug, or Pomeranian suffering from cancer. They are rich in antioxidants and have anti-inflammatory properties.

Here are to name a few –

  • Agaricus Blazei
  • Chaga
  • Hericium
  • Maitake
  • Shiitake
  • Coriolus Versicolor
  • Reishi
  • Cordyceps

5. Homeopathy


If you are looking for safe and affordable natural remedies for cancer treatment for your pet, try this alternative way. It also aims at restoring balance in the body by using dilutions of herbs and substances. Talk to a homeopathy vet for the right doses that your dog requires for treatment.


Regardless, the age of your pet, cancer can be difficult, and we stand with you wholeheartedly. Try out these natural ways to fight cancer in your pet and if you have any questions further, send them in the comment section below.

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