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Poor Ed

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by columbiacritter, May 23, 2011.

  1. columbiacritter

    columbiacritter Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 7, 2008
    Scappoose Oregon
    My sweet Eddie is barely middle age for a greyhound but he has been diagnosed with a fast growing bone cancer in his leg. If we had many thousands of dollars to spend and were willign to put him through a year of hell they could amputate his leg and do chemo, but this type of cancer almost always comes back within a year or two. We've elected to just treat his pain untll life isn't fun for him anymore, prrobably a month or two at the most. Right now he is pretty happy with excellent pain meds and far, far more treats than he's ever gotten before.

    Stealing the chickens treats.

    Scritchin' an itch

    Is this burger really for me?! Are you sure?

  2. mercedes

    mercedes Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 4, 2010
    [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] I've been there a couple of times. You are doing the right thing for your handsome boy. God bless.
  3. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

    May 19, 2008
    Western MA
    Thats so heartbreaking... poor guy. Just love and spoil him all you can in the mean time... [​IMG] [​IMG]
  4. sunny & the 5 egg layers

    sunny & the 5 egg layers Overrun With Chickens

    Mar 29, 2011
    [​IMG] I am so,so sorry to hear about your dog. He is so lucky to have such a nice owner to spoil him. Good luck with him. Make sure to give him an extra hug for me. [​IMG]
  5. Nekhebet

    Nekhebet Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 25, 2010
    I'm very sorry. Hug him for me. [​IMG]
  6. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    Yes, I to agree, enjoy this time with him, hes beautiful. [​IMG]
  7. punk-a-doodle

    punk-a-doodle Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 15, 2011
    He's such a cutie...those eyes! [​IMG] I'm so, so sorry that you know your time with him is short, but am so glad he gets to spend his time left having fun and being loved!
  8. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

    Nov 9, 2007
    SW Arkansas
    I'm so sorry. Ed is a very handsome gentleman. [​IMG]
  9. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    I'm sorry. Make lots of good memories in the next few months.

  10. mhwc56

    mhwc56 Chillin' With My Peeps

    it's never an easy decission to make but in my opinion you 've made the correct one. [​IMG]
    don't forget to give your sweet boy his steak and ice cream...

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