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  • Compassionate Care Should Be Mandatory

    Our darling Myra recovered well from her temporary tracheotomy surgery on Saturday evening. She was so happy to see us; we felt terrible leaving h...
  • Cancer Doesn't Read the Book

    Oh my. Myra's cancer is just so frustrating. A few days ago I posted a wonderful blog about the negative ultrasound that showed Myra's intestinal ...
  • And There Was Great Rejoicing!

    Our little girl Myra, the 8 year old Cavachon, has been fighting a mighty battle against lymphoma in her stomach and small intestines. We were dev...
  • Houston - We Have A Problem

    The curious cancer that our little dog Myra has developed continues to misbehave. Originally diagnosed as the more slow-growing, small cell cancer...
  • Yes! Our Dog Has Weird Cancer!

    Today our little girl Myra had her follow up visit with her oncologist. We were up bright and early to make the one hour drive to Malvern where we...
  • Feed The Dog, Not The Cancer

    On Myra's continued journey to conquer lymphoma, it will be important to feed her a diet that is designed to feed her good nutrition while trying ...
  • Many Aspects Of Treatment For Cancer

    Myra's oncologist, Dr. Kate Vickery, trained at the Chi Institute of Chinese Veterinary Medicine, which is where I also received my certification ...
  • Cat Lymphoma In A Dog?

    You never want to be the owner of the pet that the veterinarian proclaims is a "very unusual case". Translation: not exactly sure what to do with ...
  • Decisions, Decisions

    As many of you are aware, our Cavalier Bichon mix, Myra, was recently diagnosed with transmural lymphoma of the small intestine. We were fortunate...
  • Thankful For Bad News

    A few weeks ago I posted the story of my dog Myra and the pineapple piece that was wedged in her bowel, resulting in emergency surgery. At the tim...
  • Why Are More Dogs Dying of This Deadly Cancer?

    Hemangiosarcoma is a rapidly growing, highly invasive, malignant variety of cancer, occurring almost exclusively in dogs and rarely in cats. It is...
  • Deadly Pet Food Ingredient

    The other day I had the good fortune to have a consultation with a woman who owns show dogs. Unfortunately, she needed my help because she has had...