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Adventures in Dog Radiation Therapy

My dog got cancer. Here is how radiation went.

Adventures in Dog Radiation Therapy

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Cardiology + Session #5

July 9th, 2018 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

Tripawds is a user-supported community. Thank you for your support!This morning Buster had his cardiology appointment to figure out why he had a heart rate drop and some arrhythmia last week during anesthesia.  So we went down the street from the oncology office to the cardiologist office, and they did an echocardiogram.  This didn’t require […]

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Week One is Done

July 7th, 2018 · 3 Comments · Uncategorized

Tripawds is a user-supported community. Thank you for your support!Home sweet home!  I’m sitting with Buster on my sofa at home in Washington DC after finishing Week One of Buster’s radiation treatment.  I really lucked out finding a great Airbnb with super-nice hosts (on a farm!) near Leesburg VA, where Buster is being treated.  As […]

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Buster’s second session

July 4th, 2018 · 3 Comments · Uncategorized

Buster had his second session of radiation today. A little bumpier than the first. He’s fine, but apparently heart rate and BP dipped in a way not to the radiation tech’s liking. We will need a cardio session soon to do an ekg and ultra sound to make sure all is ok. I think the […]

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Starting radiation treatment

July 3rd, 2018 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Buster’s first radiation session was yesterday. It went fine. This dog has been under anesthesia enough times at this point that seeing him slightly woozy after he wakes up makes me sad but doesn’t ruin my day or seemingly his either. The whole appointment ended up taking only an hour and a half. Some days […]

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Buster starts radiation tomorrow

July 1st, 2018 · 2 Comments · Uncategorized

This morning I took Buster for a short (sweltering) walk at the National Arboretum — a beautiful spot in DC and one of his favorite places to go for walks. Tomorrow we “move out” to Virginia from DC for the week, to be near the veterinary center that will do Buster’s radiation. While I feel […]

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