A Journey Through Osteosarcoma (Part 9)

Continued from Part 8 Little Lena’s kidneys continued to cause problems and over the next 10 days she ended up having two more three-day stays on fluids trying to stabilize her system. By the end of that third stay with the vet we realized the problems with her...

A Journey Through Osteosarcoma (Part 8)

Continued from Part 7 “What the hell!?” I found her but I couldn’t believe my eyes. She was looking at me with the biggest grin, with a look that I swear was one of smug satisfaction. She was staring down at me from the top of the stairs. Somehow she...

A Journey Through Osteosarcoma (part 7)

Continued from Part 6 Anyone thinking that this was the end of the rollercoaster ride, that the worst was behind us, is in for a bit of a shock. We still had to get Lena adjusted to being a tripod, we had to “tripod-proof” the house, we had chemo to look...

A Journey Through Osteosarcoma (Part 6)

(Continued from Part 5) We hit traffic on the way to University Veterinary Services (UVS) and I called them to let them know we would be a little late. So they were basically waiting for us with a gurney when we pulled up. They adjusted the height until it lined up...

A Journey Through Osteosarcoma (Part 5)

Continued from Part 4. Actually, you don’t need Dr. Couto’s cell phone number to contact him with a question, his email address is all you need and he’s amazing about getting back to people within 24 hours even if he’s lecturing abroad. He has...

A Journey Through Osteosarcoma (part 4)

Continued from Part 3 Neither of us got much sleep that night but my hope was that Lena got a restful night, even if it sedative-induced. In the morning I called our vet and told them we didn’t think Lena was a good candidate to be a tripod, that her corns and...