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What a day!

In true 2020 fashion, this day did not go as planned. Our beautiful ole’ Margie (her 11th birthday is coming up this Thursday) went into our trusted vet for the removal of a benign lump we thought was causing her to limp. After some routine pre-surgical bloodwork and scans, bone cancer was discovered as the actual cause of the pain she’s been experiencing in the left front leg. We made the difficult choice to have the leg removed ASAP as the cancer was believed to be quite aggressive. She’s resting overnight at the vet and we’ll pick her up tomorrow. We’re sad and apprehensive but filled with so much hope at the same time; after all, she lost her leg, not her life. We’re going to jump into our new normal as soon as we get her back home with willingness to learn and grow as a family.

6 thoughts on “What a day!”

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  2. Sending positive healing energies and I believe you will adjust to the new norm without missing a beat. They are so resilient and bounce back so much more without that previous pain. I learned so much from my girl’s journey. Trust your instincts, reach out to trusted professionals (and this forum for sure) for advice and answers. And just love as much as you can every day.

  3. That face!!! Those soulful eyes!!! OMD!! I am sooo in love with Margie!!
    You are giving your sweet girl a chance at extended quality pain free life and she appreciates it!!
    Recovery is no picnic for a couple of weeks. But once recovery is over and her sparkle comes back, you will be so glad you did this FOR her!
    Look forward to celebrating all of Margie’s victories!
    Hugs
    Sally and Alumni Happy Hannah and Merry Myrtle and Frankie too!

  4. Lots of love and healing wishes coming your way Margie & family! You have a great attitude, you can get through this!

    Be. More. Dog. And keep us posted, we’ll be waiting 🙂

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