This cutie is a 15 month cancer survivor!

Cartier, a now 14 year old Shih Tzu, had a cancerous tumor in a rib. So we removed 3 of her ribs at the end of 2018.

Cartier, a 14 year old Shih Tzu

I am thrilled to report that 15 months after surgery, Cartier the cancer survivor is still doing great!

Read her amazing story here: (

Phil Zeltzman, DVM, DACVS, CVJ, Fear Free Certified

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Dr. Phil Zeltzman

Dr. Phil Zeltzman is a traveling veterinary surgeon in Pennsylvania & New Jersey. An award-winning author, he loves to share his adventures in practice along with information about vet medicine and surgery that can really help your pets. Dr. Zeltzman specializes in orthopedic, neurologic, cancer, and soft tissue surgeries for dogs, cats, and small exotics. By working with local family vets, he offers the best surgical care, safest anesthesia, and utmost pain management to all his patients. Sign up to get an email when he updates his blog, and follow him on Facebook, too!