first noticed a lump on Pinche's ribcage back in May of
2003. The small mound quickly turned into something the
size of a grapefruit and in June, his regular vet removed
what would turn out to be a cancerous tumor. The good
news: it hadn't spread and Pinche made a quick
so we thought.
than six months later, the tumor returned. Bigger and
harder than before. And this time, it brought
reinforcements -- or "abnormalities" as the Doctor
I know that Pinche and I are not alone on this long
journey -- I wanted to tell his story, to document this
painful process so that others who may be going thru the
same heartbreak can know they are not
will update the dogblog as there is news about his
condition -- which I think will be pretty often.
Eventually, I will post links and information that I hope
will be helpful to anyone going thru this.
comments and questions are welcome at:
is a dog's story.
dog. Your dog. Our dog.
for sharing the journey.