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Old 06-24-2008, 03:17 PM   #1
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Our dog has cancer
Just got back from taking our 13y/o dog to the vet and it looks like he has a cancerous tumor putting pressure on his eye and sinus. The vet could be wrong and it could be benign. If he's right we will most likely lose the old boy within 6months. Head/neck tumors are very agressive and can crush the sinus bones (will see nose bleeds) or put pressure on the brain (seizures) and regardless is putting pressure on his eye and will cause blindness.
Not sure how to break it to the hubby as he is at work and Spud is his college dog.
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Old 06-24-2008, 03:26 PM   #2
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Oh I'm so sorry!
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Old 06-24-2008, 03:28 PM   #3
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So sorry to hear your news.
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Old 06-24-2008, 03:28 PM   #4
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There aren't any words to express how badly I feel for you and your husband. Hopefully, the veterinarian will be wrong. We love them so very much all their too-short lives and facing their loss is almost unbearable. I've been there. They leave holes in your heart. God Bless Spud and positive thoughts are coming your way.
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Old 06-24-2008, 04:13 PM   #5
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Oh I am soooo sorry!!! I will keep Spud in my thoughts and hope for the best. Losing a pet is just so painful.
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Old 06-24-2008, 04:24 PM   #6
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Old 06-24-2008, 04:24 PM   #7
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Awww...I'm so sorry to hear that - I'll pray for you and the poor doggie!
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Old 06-24-2008, 04:53 PM   #8
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Geez, so much bad pet news lately, somebody make it stop!!
I am so sorry to hear of your doggie, I'll keep both Spud and you guys in my thoughts.
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aww gee, I'm so sorry to hear that.
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I'm so sorry to hear that! for you your dh and Spud!
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