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Can you please add him to your prayers I love this dog and dont know what to do.



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I am so choked up I am having a hard time writing this, I need your help if anybody has run into this, My baby boy Hunter just turned 4 in Dec, He is a great family dog and to this point has been pretty healthy, We took him to the vet after finding 2 sizable lumps in his neck on each side they just showed up 3 weeks ago and have been getting bigger, The vet aspirated oned of the lumps with a needle and we were told today he has Metastatic Carcinom, We have a appointment with a cancer vet on Saturday,

Hunter has been healthy he barks runs and eats he is a little chuby but thats it.

Can you help let me know what the vet might say How long does he have is there any chance I can save him, I love this dog so much and am just so taken back by this whole thing.

I brought him to the vet in Oct becuase he has had a pretty bad reverse cough, The vet said is was alergies and as soon as it started getting cold it went away.

He shows no sign of sickness except the cough it has been back the last few days as it has been warmer in NY


Has anybody out theres dog gotten cancer? Is there any chance the vet is wrong, Please let me know if any of you fellow beagle owners have run into this I love my guy I am so upset right now.
 

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I'm so sorry to read about Hunter.
This isn't something that I know about, but Joe Beagle's Murphy had cancer. I don't remember exactly what kind but, hopefully, he'll see this thread. If he doesn't, maybe you could PM him.
 

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Unfortunately I too am dealing with the impending loss of a treasured pet. My Sam (beagle/lab mix) has a mast cell tumor that he has actually had now for over a year. It has begun to grow and last night I saw the first signs that it is indeed causing some issues with his leg.

When he was diagnosed the vet was not able to give us any time line. She just knew that there was not a surgical option for him and that it was just a matter of waiting it out. She felt that even removing his leg was not an option.

He has not shown any major signs with his health either with the exception of allergies. Mast cell tumors release histamines so he does have allergy type symptoms frequently. Benadryl can help him when he is having a rough time. Sam has had asthma attacks before also. We thought that we witnessed a seizure one day too, but I now look back and wonder if it truly was a seizure or just some weird muscle spasms. Sam has always had some neurological type issues. He shakes a lot. I don't know if that is related or not.

Until last night the worst thing we saw was that the tumor itches him at times. It never seemed to affect his running or playing. Last night he started to limp and favor the leg. It may have just been a bad day, but I found myself in tears for a few minutes last night because I can't imagine life without my buddy. Who knows how much longer he will go on, but I know that even if he lived another 10 years it won't be long enough for me.

I am so sorry to hear that Hunter is having problems also. I wish I could say it will get easier, but unfortunately I think that as difficult as it is that you may have to prepare yourself for bad news. Hopefully I am wrong and the specialist will say that an operation will cure Hunter. If not, I will be here for you and we can share our sadness together.
 
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