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My 6-1/2 year old flat coated retriever became a tripawd three weeks ago due to a hystiosarcoma.  This website was fantastic in helping Cody and me get prepared for his surgery and recovery.  We’ve had no issues, despite the fact that he came home to a huge snowstorm!  He’s back to his regular activities, even chasing deer and playing with his little canine brother.  Most people that meet him don’t even realize at first that he’s a tripawd.

Unfortunately, one of his lymph nodes appears to have evidence of the cancer spreading.  I went to a holistic vet today who suggested that we use CAS Options instead of K-9 Immunity .  Does anyone in this community have experience with CAS Options?  The only post I found was from 2009.


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Welcome to Tripawds, your future posts will not have to wait for approval.

I have not used CAS Option, I did use K9 Immunity Plus with my quad pug who had mast cell cancer and I was very happy with it. Hopefully we will have some members with some insight on this product.

Please consider starting another thread in ‘Share Your Story’ so you can tell us all about Cody, sounds like he is doing great!

Karen and the Spirit Pug Girls

Tri-pug Maggie survived a 4.5 year mast cell cancer battle only to be lost to oral melanoma.

1999 to 2010


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Sorry to hear about the lymph nodes but it’s good to hear Cody is doing so well.

My tripawd cat takes Power Mushrooms which was recommended by my holistic vet to support my cat’s immune system. In addition a friend who practices Traditional Chinese medicine reviewed and supported the use of this product.

Since most of these supplements have little if any scientific research done I find it hard to don’t know which product is best. I’m most comfortable with my vet’s experience so bought what she recommended. If you are comfortable with your holistic vet and his/her experience then CAS Options might be the best choice for you.

Kerren and Tripawd  Kitty Mona

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