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I'm so very sorry :( :( it just takes way too many of our pups :(

Kim and Bruce - with Rick (Rick Roufus 6/30/16) and missing my sweet greyhound Angels Rainey (LG's Rainey 10/4/2000 - 3/8/2011), Anubis (RJ's Saint Nick 12/25/2001 - 9/12/12) and Zeke (Hey Who Whiz It 4/6/2009 - 7/20/2020) and Larry (PTL Laroach 2/24/2007 - 8/2/2020) -- and Chester (Lab) (8/31/1990 - 5/3/2005), Captain (Schipperke) (10/12/1992 - 6/13/2005) and Remy (GSP) (?/?/1998 - 1/6/2005) at the bridge
"Always do sober what you said you'd do drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut." -- Ernest Hemmingway

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I'm so sorry. Right there with you. If you've caught it early, even if amp isn't an option or something you would do there are better palliative options these days. Hoping you have lots and lots more quality time with your boy.

 

ETA: Sorry, I originally read that as mamadog. ;)

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Jen, CPDT-KA with Zuri, lab in a greyhound suit, Violet, formerly known as Faith, Skye, the permanent puppy, Cisco, resident cat, and my baby girl Neyla, forever in my heart

"The great thing about science is that you're free to disagree with it, but you'll be wrong."

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:( Hugs.

Star aka Starz Ovation (Ronco x Oneco Maggie*, litter #48538), Coco aka Low Key (Kiowa Mon Manny x Party Hardy, litter # 59881), and mom in Illinois
We miss Reko Batman (Trouper Zeke x Marque Louisiana), 11/15/95-6/29/06, Rocco the thistledown whippet, 04/29/93-10/14/08, Reko Zema (Mo Kick x Reko Princess), 8/16/98-4/18/10, the most beautiful girl in the whole USA, my good egg Joseph aka Won by a Nose (Oneco Cufflink x Buy Back), 09/22/2003-03/01/2013, and our gentle sweet Gidget (Digitizer, Dodgem by Design x Sobe Mulberry), 1/29/2006-11/22/2014, gone much too soon. Never forgetting CJC's Buckshot, 1/2/07-10/25/10.

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This has been a very sad couple of weeks here on GT. I am so sorry for the diagnosis you received. Wishing you many weeks of good times with you boy.

Irene Ullmann w/Flying Odin in Lower Delaware
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I am so sorry :grouphug

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Angels: Pal :heart. Segugio. Sorella (TPGIT). LadyBug. Zeke-aroni. MiMi Sizzle Pants. Gracie. Seamie :heart:brokenheart. (Foster)Sweet. Andy. PaddyALVIN!Mayhem. Bosco. Bruno. Dottie B. Trevor Double-Heart. Bea. Cletus, Knot Like The Others.

 

:paw Upon reflection, our lives are often referenced in parts defined by the all-too-short lives of our dogs.

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How devastating this must be...my thoughts are with you

Jan with precious pups Katie Crazykatiebug, Emmy (Stormin J Flag) and Simon (Nitro Si) Missing my angels: Bailey Buffetbobleclair 11/11/98-17/12/09; Ben Task Rapid Wave 5/5/02-2/11/15; and Brooke Glo's Destroyer 7/09/06-21/06/16. My blog about grief The reality is that you will grieve forever. You will not get over the loss of a loved one; you will learn to live with it. You will heal and you will rebuild yourself around the loss you have suffered. You will be whole again but you will never be the same. Nor should you be the same, nor would you want to. Elisabeth Kübler-Ross

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Oh No! I'm so sorry. If there is anything we can do please let us know. Do you have our phone #?

 

Tin

Tin and Michael and Lucas, Picasso, Hero, Oasis, Galina, Neizan, Enzo, Salvo and Noor the Galgos.
Remembering Bridge Angel Greyhounds: Tosca, Jamey, Master, Diego, and Ambi; plus Angel Galgos Jules, Marco and Baltasar.

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Our 10.5 year old Anubis (RJ's Saint Nick) developed (or showed, I mean) bone cancer on 7/10/12. We opted, due to his age and his failing rear end, to not amputate but try palliative care. He was on several pain meds including Tramadol (150 3 x day I think), Gabepentin (dose?), Rimadyl -- I think that was all of them. Plus we did 3 rounds of radiation where he had to be put completely under -- and this is a dog with HORRIBLE teeth that I was SO afraid to put under for a dental for the 5 years prior -- and I allowed him to go under 3 times in 6 weeks. He also underwent 2 rounds of chemo (can't remember the names). In the end, the chemo seemed to take away the last thing he enjoyed, his appetite and eating. :( I also switched entirely to home cooked, low carb meals for the 2 months we had him after diagnosis (let him go 9/12/12).

 

in hindsight -- or, if our Larry or Zeke were to be diagnosed -- I would probably just opt for the pain management and not do the radiation or chemo. I really will never know how much, if any, time either of them added to his life :( and it was a lot for him, and us, to go through (not to mention very expensive, but I would have mortgaged the house if I thought it would help!). :(

 

Nube was happy for those 2 months, at least up until the last few days. If only we could know the right thing to do :( But -- someone said to me once a long time ago -- that any decision, if made out of love, is the right decision...and I believe that.

 

I hope you and your SpottyDog have many pain-free days left. Sending many, many hugs :grouphug

 

ETA Nube's was in his right shoulder, near the top -- I think it's a "better" (if that's even possible) area than say a smaller leg bone....

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Kim and Bruce - with Rick (Rick Roufus 6/30/16) and missing my sweet greyhound Angels Rainey (LG's Rainey 10/4/2000 - 3/8/2011), Anubis (RJ's Saint Nick 12/25/2001 - 9/12/12) and Zeke (Hey Who Whiz It 4/6/2009 - 7/20/2020) and Larry (PTL Laroach 2/24/2007 - 8/2/2020) -- and Chester (Lab) (8/31/1990 - 5/3/2005), Captain (Schipperke) (10/12/1992 - 6/13/2005) and Remy (GSP) (?/?/1998 - 1/6/2005) at the bridge
"Always do sober what you said you'd do drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut." -- Ernest Hemmingway

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