September 2017 Pet of the Month – Pisco

Hello, Pisco is 9 years old and has been friendly and loving since he was born. We got him when he was 3 months old and since then he has been extremely hyper, playful, and has beautiful expressions and gestures. Although Pisco makes us laugh with his nuttiness and... read more

August 2017 Pet of the Month – Max

This is Max (by buddy) who we adopted in the summer of 2010. Max has been a wonderful dog and much more. In January of 2017, Max was diagnosed with canine lymphoma. Fortunately, we were referred to Dr. Kelly at the Veterinary Cancer Care center (VCC) in Santa Fe and... read more

A Constant Inspiration

Dogs and cats come in all shapes and sizes. I love looking at the marvelous stripes in a cat’s fur or the wide variation in shapes of dog noses and ears. If you’re reading this blog, you have likely noticed this too and have spent many hours laughing and taking joy in... read more

July 2017 Pet of the Month – Emma

Emma came into our home as a foster cat with three adorable kittens. She was an amazing mama cat! When the time came to return the kittens to the shelter for adoption, Emma stayed with our family. After awhile it was clear that she had found her forever home with us.... read more

Roscoe Is Raising Money To Help Dogs With Cancer

Years ago, Veterinary Cancer Care treated Hugh for cancer. Recently we were contacted by the family of Hugh’s cousin Roscoe, to see if we would help them publicize a fundraiser in Roscoe’s honor for treating animals with cancer. OF COURSE! Here is Roscoe’s story and... read more

June 2017 Pet of the Month – Luscious

My mom and dad adopted me when I was 3 years old, I live with them in northern New Mexico and have been loving it for the last 4 years. I was diagnosed in October of 2016 with hemangiosarcoma of the skin. This is a sun-induced skin cancer. I came to see Dr. Kelly and... read more

What Does A Day At Veterinary Cancer Care Look Like?

We have found that most people don’t know what to expect from a veterinary oncology clinic. People imagine that there are hard conversations and needles. That is part of it, but at Veterinary Cancer Care there is also a lot of laughter, scratches, cookies, and smiles.... read more

Pet Cancer Awareness Month

It is estimated that approximately 1 in 4 dogs and 1 in 5 cats will develop cancer in their lifetimes. We want you to know that a diagnosis of cancer is not a death sentence. Amazing research is going on all over the country aimed at giving pets effective treatment... read more