Cancer Detecting Pets on Fox 10 News

Here is a link to tonight’s Fox 10 News in Phoenix.  It is a wonderful story about a special cat named Tigre and one grateful veterinarian.  The human-animal bond has many facets.  Here are two cancer patients who were diagnosed by animals. 

http://www.myfoxphoenix.com/dpp/news/only_on_fox/cancer-detecting-pets-9-19-2011

Published by kristennelsondvm

Dr. Kristen Nelson grew up on a farm in Watertown, Minn., where she developed a deep love for animals of all kinds. She received a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from the University of Minnesota, College of Veterinary Medicine. Kris then completed a small-animal internship at the prestigious Animal Medical Center in New York City. In addition to writing and speaking, she cares for small and exotic animals in Scottsdale, Az. Dr. Nelson is widely quoted in the media. Her credits include Ladies’ Home Journal, USA TODAY, the Los Angeles Times and numerous radio and television interviews. Dr. Nelson has written two books, Coated With Fur: A Vet’s Life and Coated With Fur: A Blind Cat’s Love. Kris and her husband Steve share their home with rescued cats, birds and a dog.

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