The Zeus Oncology Fund is a non-profit foundation dedicated to financially assist rescue dogs with cancer treatment.

The Zeus Oncology Fund (ZOF) was established in 2018 and a 501 (c)(3) registered nonprofit in 2019, to help provide funding for treatment of rescue dogs diagnosed with cancer. The ZOF is in honor of Zeus, a Desert Labrador Retriever Rescue alumnus who was diagnosed with Adenocarcinoma. Zeus had surgery along with necessary treatment and rehabilitation, he is now in remission and doing well.

Our Stories


Sachi began as our foster in 2016 just before the close of Tucson Greyhound Park. She was 3.5 years old and very aloof, showing little expression, not even a tail wag. She passed cat testing, and was chosen by a young military family with a cat. Off she went with…
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We adopted Ranger from Desert Labrador Retriever Rescue in 2011. He quickly became part of the family and enjoyed excellent health for the next eight years until late summer 2019, when he developed a persistent limp in his left hind leg.
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Arrow changed my world. I was 24 and new in Seattle after a bad breakup and decided to adopt a dog for some unwavering support. Arrow, a Houston native, popped up on the screen and sooner than I could wrap my head around what was going on, I was…
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Birdie was found as a stray and rescued by Desert Labrador Retriever Rescue. This senior girl had multiple tumors and was diagnosed with mammary cancer. Surgery was performed to remove the tumors, and chemo therapy and Birdie responded well to treatment. Unfortunately, more tumors appeared and the cancer spread quickly…
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Zeus was adopted from Desert Labrador Retriever Rescue in May 2013. A happy and healthy boy, he never showed any signs of discomfort or illness and went for regular veterinarian checks.
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Ben was discovered wandering the desert in Phoenix while weighing only 37 lbs, his healthy weight was about 65 lbs.
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