Pet Cancer Awareness 

Pet Cancer Awareness Month is observed each May. Its purpose is to inform pet owners about pet cancer, treatment options, the latest on pet cancer research and how to support it. If caught early enough, half of all pet cancer cases could be cured. (http://www.fetchacure.org/resource-library/faq/)
At Miami Veterinary Specialists, we understand that having a pet diagnosed with cancer can be an overwhelming experience. We are here to help pet owners discover different options, to offer viable treatments and therapy that can alleviate their pet’s symptoms, eradicate the disease and/or improve their pet’s quality of life.

Our comprehensive oncology services include:
* chemotherapy
* surgery
* radiation therapy
* immunotherapy

We also provide state-of-the-art diagnostics including:
* digital x-ray
* abdominal ultrasound
* CT scan
* MRI
* endoscopy
* bone marrow aspirate/ biopsy
* cytology

Our oncology department has seen and saved many pets through the years and are exceptionally skilled in diagnosing and managing cancer.

DR. WILLIAM RATTERREE
DACVIM, DACVR

Dr. Ratterree practices both medical and radiation oncology. This allows him to formulate multimodality treatment plans specific for each patient, keeping in mind quality of life and the human animal bond.

DR. ERICK MEARS
DACVIM

Dr. Mears treats hyperthyroidism in cats. He has treated thousands of cats with Radioiodine I-131. His I-CAT Feline Thyroid Treatment Center has found a home at Miami Veterinary Specialists.

We would like to ask for your help by spreading the word and remind others of how serious and common pet cancer is. Help us raise awareness by sharing the picture above with friends and family, in your hospital, on the web and however else you can.
As a final note, we wanted to express our sincere gratitude and appreciation for giving us the opportunity to work closely with you and your patients.
For any questions and/or requests please call us at
305-665-2820.

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