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Pet Cancer Awareness

May is Pet Cancer Awareness Month and although we hate to think of any pet being not at his happiest and healthiest, as pet parents it’s important to know the signs of canine cancer. 76 more words

Camp Bow Wow

My sweet dog is now on Chlorambucil

It got real in our house earlier this week. I picked up two small, innocent-looking tubs of chemotherapy pills from my vet. The nurse had to fetch them from the fridge, where they have to be stored, and also provided me with some plastic gloves I need to wear when handling them. 320 more words


The big day at the Queen Mother Hospital for Small Animals

Driving onto the grounds of the Queen Mother Hospital for Animals (QMHA) in Hatfield, Hertfordshire, doesn’t feel scary. Set on a lush green field with manicured lawns, the mostly new buildings feel reassuringly modern, but neither intimidating nor cold. 575 more words


Chie's Last Day

When Chie rallied due to feeding adjustments (see previous post), it became obvious that once the nausea was fixed, the real problem was pain. Her back could never really straighten or relax because of the huge mass on her side, she couldn’t breath when she lay down, & she was exhausted when standing. 1,159 more words


5 and 2

It’s been five months.  It seems that it happened a long time ago, but we still feel a void in our hearts. We still cry. It’s amazing how  the memories come all the time.   616 more words

Emotions And Feelings

Chie Rallies

I’ve mentioned in previous posts that Chie is dying of a frighteningly fast-growing sarcoma. I discovered it in October 2015 & it was about the size of my palm of my hand. 472 more words

Visits To The Vet

My angel dog-may you rest in peace...

Last Sunday, it happened. Since my dog was diagnosed with a harsh cancer in January, I have been trying to prepare for the day we would have to put her down. 1,024 more words