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Can I Donate My Dog’s Body to Cancer Research? (Part I)

This was the question I sought out to answer a few months ago.  The simple answer is, yes.  The complicated, much more accurate, answer is, maybe.  Let’s start with a little background. Having an interest in veterinary medicine since I was a little kid, I’ve always wondered if you could donate an animal’s body to… Continue reading Can I Donate My Dog’s Body to Cancer Research? (Part I)

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Chemotherapy Is Now a Regular Part of Our Life

When I wrote our last post about Toby’s lymphoma returning, I apparently didn’t understand everything very well. The key thing I didn’t totally grasp was that unlike last time when Toby was taken off the chemo, this time, he will be on it for as long as it is working for him/he is tolerating it.… Continue reading Chemotherapy Is Now a Regular Part of Our Life

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Canine Cancer Diaries: Toby’s First Post Chemo Outing 

August 1! August 1! This meant Toby got to start doing fun stuff again, and to celebrate we went back to the very first place I took Toby on his way home the day I got him – to see my mom in the nursing home. He used to visit her everyday for years with… Continue reading Canine Cancer Diaries: Toby’s First Post Chemo Outing 

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Two Weeks After Toby’s Last Chemo Treatment

Ahhhh! I can’t believe it’s been two weeks since Toby’s last chemo treatment. It’s weird, because it seems like it was so long ago, but his first treatment feels like it was yesterday. We have one more day – Aug. 1 – until he can start doing things again. Yes, he has to ease into… Continue reading Two Weeks After Toby’s Last Chemo Treatment