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Dog chemotherapy

Dog chemotherapy

Trudy the Labrador cross undergoes chemotherapy for a tumour on her upper lip in 2006. Advances in veterinary science make it possible to cure diseases in animals that would once have been untreatable. In this case a cure was unlikely, but it was hoped to give Trudy a few more months of quality life.

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Pets - The modern New Zealand pet', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/19764/dog-chemotherapy (accessed 21 November 2019)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, published 24 Nov 2008