Tag: dog cancer

My sweet boy is not doing so well

May 25, 2016 I am sad. Rocco is not well, he seems to be declining. His sight in his good eye is failing. He can still see, but not very well. When he tries to concentrate on something his eye doesn’t seem to want to cooperate....

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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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Hemp Oil

April 18, 2016 We have started giving Rocco hemp oil, not the type with the THC in it, but even this type is suppose to help. He doesn’t really like the taste, which surprised me. So I am just giving him a tiny bit with each...

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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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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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