Phoebe’s amputation has been scheduled for July 23.
I’m anticipating I won’t have a lot of extra time in the weeks after Phoebe’s amputation, so I’ve been in a cleaning frenzy today. It still looks like Hurricane Helga went through the house, but it’s improving. Finally managed to get Phoebe’s harness adjusted and it’s a perfect fit. Even more so, I think she […]
I bought Phoebe’s harness today. The nice folks at Tripawds helped me choose the right one for her weight and size, and our local EMS had one in stock. She looks really good in red. Since she’s going to have trouble with stairs for a while, I decided to add a dog bed to the […]
I have my legs back under me where they belong, pardon the pun. After a long chat with our vet, I’m convinced that giving Phoebe a chance to live the rest of her life as a tripawd is the only clear choice. The way it was explained to me is that as the cancer grows, […]
The reality of Phoebe’s cancer has sunk in and I now know we don’t have time on our side. Canine osteosarcoma is an aggressive, fast growing cancer. If it spreads to her lungs, we’re done. In a word, a few simple Google searches have given me hope. I’m not alone. I have lots of company. […]