Tag: boxer cancer

Double-dose of Rimadyl is helping Rocco

May 16, 2016 Giving Rocco the double dose of Rimadul is helping. I really think Rocco is feeling better overall. He is eating more, seems more playful, and seems to be more energetic. So happy about that! But other areas seem to...

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Rimadyl Medication side effects

April 27, 2016 It’s me Rocco! Please pray for a miracle! Rocco is not in any pain that I can tell, but he is acting kind of doped up. He lays around and kind of stares off into space. He goes outside and just stands there. He...

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Rimadyl is the drug of choice

April 8, 2016 I spoke to two local vets that I trust and we have decided to hold off on the Prednisone. He is doing well right now, and we are going to give him Rimadyl instead and see if that’s enough to keep the...

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Holding off on Prednisone

April 4, 2016 I am a little leary of the Prednisone. I have been doing a bunch of research and many of the side effects are pretty bad. Rocco is suppose to go on it long-term, for like the rest of his life. Short-term use seems...

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Bucket List for Rocco

April 1, 2016 Since Rocco only probably has a few more months (unless of course the wishes I have for him come true), I want to make these months amazing for him. There is a commercial on tv that shows a guy taking his dog...

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Rocco’s tumor is back.

March 30, 2016 So yesterday was rough. We found out that Rocco’s tumor has returned. It’s spread to his jaw. Poor guy! Yesterday I was told the to call and speak to the oncologist (who is in the same building as the...

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The cancer is back!

March 29, 2016 The tumor has returned. Poor little Rocco. He is such a good boy, and I love him so much. I cant believe the tumor grew back so quickly! I hate cancer! Here is what has happened in the past few days. Over the past...

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More Cancer details

September 2, 2015 Rocco update: I know more about the tumor now. Here are the cancer details. It’s an optic nerve sheath Meningioma. It is not typically a tumor that metasticizes, so that’s good news, and there is no...

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soccer anyone?

August 25, 2015 Rocco update: Rocco is feeling much better! He wants to play soccer. This is the first time he has attempted to play with one of his soccer balls since his surgery. His jaw is sore so he couldn’t really...

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Stitches removed!

August 16, 2015 Rocco update: (Sunday afternoon) he got his stitches out this morning! Doc says he is doing amazing, he is healing well. No news on the tumor yet, hopefully by the end of the week. Rocco will stay on his pain...

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