Nobody ever wants to hear that their dog has cancer. Despite the impressive evolution of veterinary medicine over the years, cancer can be a difficult diagnosis to treat and manage. Your veterinarian may be involved in the treatment of your dog’s cancer if surgery and chemotherapy are necessary. Your vet may refer you to a specialty hospital for these services. Veterinarians can also help keep your dog comfortable by prescribing pain medications and supplements.
Natural products like turmeric have become increasingly popular in human medicine and are known for their healing properties. Human cancer patients have been known to greatly benefit from turmeric supplements, but what would happen if you gave turmeric to your own dog? Is it safe for dogs with cancer, and is there evidence to suggest that your dog could benefit from taking turmeric?