Category Archives: Dogs and Cancer

A New Definition Of Normal

Hope is continuing to do well. Life seems almost normal, except for having to give her pills crushed in baby food. Yesterday, Hope went to one of her veterinarians for some Healing Touch therapy, which has helped her behavior. Her … Continue reading

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Cancer Ups And Downs

We have held on tightly to the cancer roller coaster this past week. A week ago we waited on a response to the recent chemotherapy: an infusion Aug. 6 combined with a pill taken for five days from Aug. 8 … Continue reading

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Hope Is Hanging In There

Our sweet schnauzer girl is active and bright-eyed. The Saturday chemotherapy hasn’t worked alone yet. We have added a pill form of chemo to it as we planned. It is too early to tell if it is working. She did … Continue reading

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Holding On To Hope For Hope

Hope is not doing well. The chemotherapy from last week didn’t work. Her tumors continued to grow. She has three tumors on the right side of her face from her cheek to under her jaw. She has one on the … Continue reading

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Dog Days Of August

My furkids have no idea that much of the nation bakes in the heat. Their routine goes on in their air-conditioned environment. Jake was the perfect traveler and houseguest last week. I’ve known adults who behave far worse than my … Continue reading

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Busy Dogs

Jake hit the road with me this week to help out some relatives. As usual he got excited at the site of a bag being packed. He didn’t need to be told to go to the car; however, Windy and … Continue reading

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Hot Dogs

With the furkids lounging in an air-conditioned living room, I think they forget how hot it is. Potty breaks are brief because of the heat and humidity, but their short-terms memories are toast when it comes to begging for a … Continue reading

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