Monthly Archives: June 2011

She Keeps Fighting Cancer

The last chemotherapy is working. The oncologist said Hope’s breathing was good and she could not see a swollen tonsil or any other swollen area. Her lymph nodes are smaller. This is good news, and the vet said this was … Continue reading

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Fireworks And Furkids

The Fourth of July means fun and fireworks—but that may not be so fun for your furkid. Sudden loud noises can frighten dogs. Please keep your furkids away from fireworks, or at least keep them contained. Even obedient dogs have … Continue reading

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Cancer, Schmancer: We Are Still In The Fight

Hope seems to be responding to Monday’s chemotherapy! Hope’s snoring has been reduced by about 90 percent and her wheezing has stopped. She is alert and energetic. We took a long walk last night and she enjoyed herself. However, she … Continue reading

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Waiting And Wondering

Hope had chemotherapy yesterday. Her dose was increased a bit because she is between the weight guidelines for dosages. We know she is not in remission any more because of her snoring. The snoring returned last weekend. Her exam yesterday … Continue reading

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Hope Continues To Live Up To Her Name

Hope didn’t get her chemotherapy yesterday; her white count was too low. Hope is feeling fine, but the risk for infection is great. She is taking Cipro and Amoxicillin. Thank goodness for peanut butter. We crush the pills, put them … Continue reading

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Cancer Is Sneaky

Last week we learned Hope’s lymphoma was not in remission, but we are hopeful we may be entering another one. Hope began to snore loudly last week. We had gone to a chemotherapy schedule of every other week, but she … Continue reading

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Take Your Dog Shopping

If you have a pet store that welcomes you shopping with your dog, you should take your furkid for a trip. We live in a large city and have several stores where we can take the dogs. Getting your furkid … Continue reading

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