"So good to hear about Daisy! I am sure it is nice to have all of this behind you, and now you can move on! We are all glad to be friends on this site to share this common bond. This is what life is all about!
Much love and…"
"Hello Chuck, I am so sorry about Rusty! I have been routing for him and all the other furbabies since our Macy was diagnosed with osteosarcoma 2 years ago and had her amputation. I know this is so hard . We all nurse our babies to…"
"thank you Lynn for sharing the poem. So Beautiful! We are all connected>To think we will have our pets for eternity is such a comfort. Love it. I will share this poem with a friend of mine who just lost her dog. God Bless…"
"Wow, Chuck! This is interesting! So glad you shared the information! So glad that Rusty is doing well. How far out is he from his cancer diagnosis? We will keep him in our prayers! Sincerely, Barbara Harris"
"Great to hear about Rusty and his 2 year celebration! Macy celebrated her one year post amputation/anniversary on Dec, 27th. We opted not to do Chemo, and so far she is doing well. Running as if she has 4 paws instead of…"
"Glad to hear about Abby's diagnosis, but agree with everyone else about having it removed! I just got an email from Dr. Dressler who is a dog cancer vet from Hawaii. He is having a free webinar on Sunday, if you have any questions…"
Just read your post and am praying that Rusty's liver tests come back good! I can't remember, did Rusty have Chemo after his amputation. Macy didn't and it has almost been 12 months since her…"
"prayers to all of you. The waiting can be hard, but again, we all are being taught we have no control, really in outcome, and we must live today as if it is our last! Come together in love and truely BE with each other.
I feel it…"
Thank you for finding this. It is such a gift to hear these words and feel our pets loving energy. Yes, this is what our pets and human family are all about. We don't see it with our human family…"
"Thanks Lynn for these sites to see the incredible heroism of our canine friends. I was in New York last weekend, and in Coney Island there is a beautiful wall remembering the 343 firefighters, lost in 9/11 and in bronze was a dog commemorating…"
"ditto to bringing some sunshine to this site. I love it! Our furbabies will never be forgotten, but we alll have so much love to give and there are so many furbabies out there that need us and that want to share their love with us.Each…"
"You all understandaly have mixed emotions about having sadie and bailey in Dr. Dresslers book, but know it is so helpful. Helpful in the way that others who read the book feel some comfort in knowing that others are sharing and have shared the…"
I know that this is such a sad time in your life, but I also am sure that Gilbert is thanking you for releasing him from his pain and now he can continue his soulful journey, free of his limited body. I believe he is only just…"
What is your dog's breed? (If you have more than one dog, please list a name followed by breed.)
I am a dog lover and have had Macy (a rescue) for 3 years. She developed a limp and just had a biopsy for possible osteosarcoma. I am trying to find out all I can to give her the best chance to live long and comfortably. I am an anesthetist, but only really know about conventional medicine
What is one thing your dog does that reminds you to open your heart and love more deeply?
gives unconditionally to all, despite what may be going on with her
Do you have a website or personal page (such as on Facebook or MySpace) that you'd like to share with other members of our community?
I am so glad to hear that Macy is doing well. I will certainly keep her (and you) in my prayers. It is a scary disease and one that is so hard to treat. Please keep me informed on how you guys are doing. Every small victory is enjoyed by us all.
Bailey has been gone almost a year and a half and I miss him like it was yesterday. I have 3 other dogs that I love, but Baily was special. Benson is as special. He suffers from Hip and Elbow Dysplasia. He had hip surgery at 8 months. He is 19 months now and doing well, but he is in pain all the time. We have no idea how long he will be with us. .
Thanks so much for your kind words. Sadie is 11 years old and i am trying to come up with a good home cooked diet for her so any tips would be very much appreciated. She has severe allergies so that complicated things a little bit. What kind of veggies are you using with Macy? I will keep you both in my prayers also. It's nice to have a support network and you can count me in your corner.
It's with mixed feelings I welcome you. I am so very glad you found this site, but sorry to hear of Macy's possible cancer diagnosis! I am in the medical field too, and had a good deal of understanding when Mouta was diagnosed. But I learned so much with Mouta's treatment & care and am still learning. Prayer and faith go a long way and I think you will find a lot of support here. Please keep us informed. You & Macy will be in my prayers.
Hi Barbara; good for you that you have taken Macy to give her a better chance at life! I too have a rescue dog and just had a breast tumor removed from her. I chose to not have chemo but put her on a cancer diet and Apocaps as described in Dr Dressler's book on treating Canine cancer. I will just let her live her life out and hope for the better. I know you will make the best choice for your dog. An agressive cancer leaves you with no choice but to act quickly. However, I do believe in the power of praying for our little furry friends and will do so for your little Macy. Will pray for you too for direction in Macy's treatment. By the way...welcome to this website.. people here are very supportive so you have come to the right place. Keep us updated on Macy!
Sorry to hear the bad news for Macy. Our Labradoodle, Rusty, was diagnosed with Fibrosarcoma, grade 3 (the highest) in January and had his left rear leg amputated on January 25th. He has handled the amputation and chemo treatments extremely well, including still surfing in our pool. This month will be his last month on chemo and we are holding our breath as to when the cancer will return. I have been posting my blog on this site but I have not updated in in last couple of months. Another great site is tripawds.com which is a support group for canine cancer amputees. Rusty's blog and pictures are on there under (rusty.tripawds.com.) We wish you well in your pursuit of a treatment program for Macy. Rusty's oncologist is Dr. Macy, and we are very fortunate as he is among the best in the world. We are in Palm Desert, CA.
I am so sorry to hear that your baby may have Osteosarcoma. I would suggest you get Dr.Dressler's Cancer Survival Guide. Well worth the price. It was invaluable to me when my boy Bailey was diagnosed. I would aslo suggest that you see a Holistic vet. There is not much that conventional medicine can accopmplish with Osteosarcoma. Please keep us all informed and know that you and Macy will be in our prayers.