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Monday 23rd of October 2017



Lymphoma - dog health experiences


Lymphoma dog experience
Dog Owner:
Ducky
Location: spring valley ca

i just found out today my saint bernard "Nikita" has lymphoma of all her organs. a week ago today she seem to be just fine. looked like she was loosing some weight, but everything about her was the same.untill yesterday she got into the yard next door. when i told her to come back she looked so lost and not sure what to do. i had to carry her home.we went to the vet today. she has 3 lumps on her neck, 2 on her hind legs and seems to have a hard time breathing. it happen so fast. she has been a great dog for the last 8yrs. instead of putting her through all the treatments, i had to make a hard choice to do the right thing. my son and i just got done giving her a bath and she has a t bone steak on the grill. we will get another hour with her and as a family and then say good bye.
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Lymphoma dog experience
Dog Owner:
Lauren
Location: Jenkintown/PA/USA

Our 6 year old mixed breed male dog was diagnosed with multifocal lymphoma in his chest and abdomen when he began having problems with excessive drinking and frequent urination. The tumors caused his calcium to sky-rocket which caused excessive thirst and subsequent frequent urination. We were shocked at the diagnosis but decided that he was young enough and in great enough shape to have him treated with chemotherapy. He began getting treatment every week until he went into remission. He remained in remission until he relapsed about 6 months later. He was treated again with rescue chemotherapy drugs and went into remission again which lasted 3 months. He was treated again with a different round of drugs and is currently in his third remission. He only had one crisis early in his treatment when he developed a skin infection while immuno-compromised from the chemo. He was admitted to the vet hospital and treated with IV anti-biotics. Other than that episode, he has remained in good shape with minimal weight loss and little change in demeanor or quality of life. He still loves to go for his walks, sits up and begs for treats and enjoys the loving bond he has with all of us. We know he is on borrowed time and try to cherish each day that we have left with him. He is a wonderful animal who has brought so much to our lives!!
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Lymphoma dog experience
Dog Owner:
Tess
Location: Ontario/CA/USA

We had no idea that our dog had this disease. A 6 year old female Bullmastiff. She had always been over wieght and we had put her on a diet, due to her inactivity. She loved to just lounge around all day. This weekend, I noticed that she looked much thinner than the weekend before and she had very little energy. Even though she had all her shots I thought that she may have Distemper of Pnumonia. Being Sunday our vet was not open so we had decided that we would take her in first thing in the morning. She spent the day lounging around the backyard. At 10Pm I went out to let her out of her crate to go to the rest room before going to bed, as we did every night. She would not get up and would not lift her head. Then she sat up and started having problems breathing. We rushed her to the Emergancy Vet and then told us that she must likly had Lymphoma and the mass they felt was very large and cutting off her airway. We had just given her a bath the weekend before and no one had felt anything in her neck. We made the decision to have her put to sleep so she would not have to Suffer thru Chemo. She will be missed greatly.
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Lymphoma dog experience
Dog Owner:
Maggie Mae
Location: Cocoa,Florida

We rescued Maggie,a five year old Boxer(she lived in a car for three months.)And gave her a great home.I took her to my Vets to get her shotsupdated (no history)They found a lump under her front left leg.We came back the following week.They did x-rays found something dark,and getting bigger. (A specialist confirmed the suspicion,Cancer,Lymphoma to be exact,later that week )Our Vet decided to do an aspiration of the lump.We had her three months by then.Within two weeks our poor Maggie went from a vibrant fun loving Boxer(a little skinny)to a Very run down,no energy, so badly under weight Boxer with Lymphoma.Our Vet did exploratory surgery and found it had made its home around every major organ Maggie Owned.There was only one humane thing we could do.She is now at the Bridge.She was diagnosed March 24,2007 . April 4,2007 she had passed on.It was heart wrenching.It all started by the lumpbeing found and then progressed from not eating well,to being tired,to calapsing in the ball park,to the diagnosis.We would have done Chemo..But it just grew too quickly to catch it in time.It was stage four by the time the Doctors knew what it was.It was an awful time for everyone who loved her.She gave us her all to the very end.God love her.Boxers are the best !
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