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Round 1 chemo done!

December 27, 2015

Gizmo had his very first chemotherapy session today & so far, so good. He hasn’t yet exhibited any side effects but it may be too soon to see it. He ate with gusto(his grandma made boiled chicken & rice) along with his favorite treats. I’m keeping my fingers crossed that the nausea won’t settle in […]

Chemo round 1 begins…

December 22, 2015

I made the decision to pursue chemotherapy for Gizmo. His first round will be the day after Christmas. Carboplatin is the drug being used. I’m not sure what to expect. I’ve been told the treatment is not nearly as harsh as in humans. Gizmo is a 10 year old terrier mix with a finicky appetite. […]

December 13. A month later…

December 13, 2015

Gizmo came through the amputation surgery with flying colors. He’s had chest x-rays & ultrasound which have come back “good.” However, the pathology report confirmed that he does have osteosarcoma. The lymph node was a little inflamed but no cancer detected in it. The assumption with osteo “kids” is that the cancer has likely spread […]

November 13. Worst day ever.

December 13, 2015

My 10.5 year old 36lb terrier mutt named Gizmo came to the vet with a limp that started back in May & gradually progressed to the point where he would no longer use his leg. An x-ray of the leg was taken & it revealed cancer on his ankle. Tramadol & Rimadyl were prescribed. Devastated […]

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December 13, 2015

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