I wanted to send pictures of the rest of Patchy’s team that are going through this with him, it is amazing at how they have rallied with him to encourage him by sleeping next to him and being where he is. They are a great comfort to him especially Lucky! Enjoy!
Hi Everyone – Patchy is continuing to recover nicely though the stumbles are so hard to watch, he definitely has gotten is sparkle back to some degree as he is on guard again barking at “strangers” that drive by.
I need to learn not to panic when he stumbles but it is very hard not to worry about him hurting himself.
Attached is a picture of him resting with a cookie snack 🙂 Have a great day Everyone – Summer
Hi Everyone – So with the help of Jerry (Thank you so much!) I have finally got my blog set up. I want to use this to document our Journey with sweet Patchy.
Patch the Pirate or Patchy as we call him is a very sweet, shy 6 year old St. Bernard. We lost his daddy to bone cancer back in December and were devastated when Patchy was diagnosed in January. After several weeks of anguish about what to do we finally made the decision to have his leg amputated March 25th.
We are now 11 days into recovery and so far he is recovering nicely. Though it is hard to see him as he learns to navigate on 3 legs it is so great to see him free of the awful pain of the osteosarcoma.
I am so grateful for the support on this site and hope that I can be an encourager here as well.
As you can see from the photos attached he is a big snuggly “chuppy” Will post again soon!
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