I hope there is some positive words from his oncologist and the you have more time with Jasper than first thought. Cherish your happy memories and find peace knowing that Layla was so lucky to have you as her owner , The reason I came here or chanced upon here is because my 10 year old doberman, friend,pet, and companion died the other day.. Intestinal Tumors Description– . Broke my heart – best dog I ever had – my constant companion. Maybe 4-6 if we did chemo. please keep us informed!! When the vet came in, she examined Raven’s leg. I had been getting overly hopeful with how well Luke was doing with his treatments and I feel this reminded me that even when things are seemly going well, I probably will not know when Luke’s last day will be. Thanks for the update Tanya, hope the drs find out whats going on asap!! but not a pathololigst .you would never guess by my spelling here,but yes i resurch and dabble in the sub. I hope this good news continues for us both, Jamie, it’s almost two years now since your post above on January 26, 2017. Mike, My beloved Lola. Bile and vomit every where . Sorry your boy is sick! I hope everyone has a wonderful day and thank you for your support. Lydia: First I want to say my heart is absolutely broken for you. We got her as a pup and she is only 5 1/2 years old. They state that one in three dogs will develop cancer at some point in their lives. This is one of the Doberman pinscher diseases you must know. Then a full lymph node biopsy which revealed stage 3 B cell lymphoma. I immediately took him to the vet and they suspected a slightly torn ACL. Sometimes it is so difficult to know what to do for the best, yesterday my gut said no chemo and as it hasnt affected her today my gut said I am doing the right thing. To save her from a painful trip to the vet, which more than likely would have been her last, we decided to have a vet come to our house to help her over the Rainbow Bridge in our home. Since remission was achieved, Luke was a candidate to receive the lymphoma vaccine. Our 1 year old Doberman Jax was diagnosed with a nasal tumor a week ago Friday. she is 7 and my other dobie will have it sometime because the cancer is hereditary . A rescue dog and has had a wonderful life but hurt seeing him failing now . I’ve seen that dog hit his head on a corner and not even break his stride – tough as nails. He wouldn’t sleep on his bed the night before I took him to the vet. difficulty breathing. It’s all over now girl. But he chimed right in with our Italian Greyhounds and cats who love to groom him. He was given 3-5 months. I loved her with all my heart and soul, she was my best friend. I can only surmise that he had no clue she had cancer. Gunnar will always have a special place in our heart that will never be replaced but we want to give another Dobe our love. By Monday, she was still limping, and she was due for her check-up, so I made her an appointment for the following day. I know how u feel. He is scheduled for an amputation Monday morning and hopefully we caught it early enough that it hasn’t already spread to other areas. We have had a mixed reaction from family and friends, some say give chemo some say its better to let her live her days without chemo!!!!!! I miss Him so mucb. Because the heart is unable to function well, the affected dog usually succumbs to death. Karen P. I just lost my baby the day after Christmas due to Cancer! 6 treatments later, you couldn’t even find his once huge lymph nodes. I almost cried more when Zen passed away that I did for my own Father’s passing. This dog stands out among the 5 smartest dog breeds. Il est bien campé sur ses pattes, lui donnant une allure fière et aux lignes très élégantes. He goes back to the vet next week to have the staples removed and then we will discuss further treatment. We were faced with the same diagnosis in our almost 8 year old dobe and opted for amputation. Well, she live 15 wonderful months… loss of the front leg made for much shorter and more tiring walks but she loved them to the last. He had been limping for a few weeks and we thought maybe arthritis but then we noticed his ankle was starting to look swollen. This is known as Dancing Doberman Syndrome (DDS), a condition that makes it difficult for your pet to stand even when offered a delicious treat. I am so sorry for the sad loss of your doberman. Which People Foods are Good for your Cats to Eat? Today, we woke up and are again tempted to get a Doberman. We are putting our 7 year old Doberman to rest tomorrow evening. It looks like his leg muscle is severely swollen. The vet often thought her illness had something to don’t do with her lymes disease which she got at a very young age. Una de ellas contrajo tres tipos de cancer, lamentablemente el veterinario que inicialemente las atendía no les dio importancia a sus dolencias. What are the rates of cancer by breed?In fact, there aren't many facts about relative rates of cancer by breed so I went to the source for the data. What to watch out for. I’m so sorry to hear this Lisa. When treated properly, the Doberman can live a long life although the condition has chances of deteriorating. My sweetpea had osteosarcoma. We said goodbye two days later. He was trembling and his breathing was not improving. The oncologist suggested oral chemotherapy – Chlorambucial paired with Hyperbaric Oxygen Treatments and a harness. my red boy ,xavier just turned 4 on june 24th.2013 ya he even got a birthday card in the mail from his vpi inc. they send him one every yr. , just yesterday i took off my fireplace mantle. I’d really appreciate it. And like you, I get the WHAT reaction from people quite frequently. When we got to her appointment, they said she had lost 9 pounds. Reading everyones post has definatly made me feel that its not my fault! Not sure why, except “Zen” was the greatest companion we have ever had. We love him to the moon and back, but I knew when I got him that these guys don’t have long life spans. He had also (being an indiscriminate eater) gorged himself on acorns just a few days before all this. We had her almost a year after diagnosis. Le Dobermann a besoins d'un maitre intelligent et pas plus, un maitre idiot rend le Dobermann malheureux, jamais en 62 années j'ai eu le moindre problème avec un de mes chien ! With the high incidence of cancer with Dobies, I don’t know if I can do it again…..Fred was 8yrs old. We have elected not to do the very expensive treatment not because he is not worth every penny but because there is no guarantee and it is hard on their bodies. I think you and your vet are the best to judge where to go from here, even though others may give you their opinion. Dobies are really great dogs. 2 DOBERMAN mis primeras perritas (imperiales)marrones, mis amores. I notice she started losing weight and I tried to beef her up again… By November I was getting worried she was going to get sick again. He had gone to the vet several times and to a veterinary university no one had any explaination and didnt suspect cancer at such a young age until an ultrasound was performed and found his entire gi tract was affected. Its possibly the hardest nightmare ive been through in my life so far. RIP dear Axel….. HI Karen, I just got back from my vets and an xray shows some white spots over his lungs and he is definitely breathing more heavy. You can use the HHHHHMM quality of life scale to help you make that decision. As the old saying goes, “An ounce of prevention is better than a pound of cure.” Suspect hypothyroidism if you observe signs of weakness and repeated infections in your pet. Has anyone else been through this that could give me some guidance? I understand everyones pain on this blog. He was also acting strange. Dobbies can acquire cancer usually one that affects the bone, although some male pinschers are susceptible to prostate cancer. By he next day he had improved some, he was up walking around some but would not eat for her. She had been treated for a couple of sprains in her front paws before, but we thought this was because of all her athletic activity. I thought it was time to let him go after a valiant and brave fight. The vet thought he had a couple of bad teeth that he should remove. It seemed to help at first and did cause an increase in urination as it flushed fluid and reduced the size of his lymph nodes. Vous pouvez réserver maintenant pour ces petits. In the last 2 months he has lost 19lbs. My husband and son would take Rayo for walks only to receive stares and complements , he was about 3 1/2 – 4 feet so when my son would take him for a ride behind his truck he was often mistaken for a deer. We just found out two days ago that our 6 year old dobe, Osiris, aka George, (Where did you go George? It is such a sad time. Para mi todo lo que tiene vida, siente, sufre….es importante. She was my best friend! As with the previous lumps, it was cancer but now it has progressed into the fastest growing type. I am very fortunate that my job allows me to work from home 99.7% of the time, allowing me to keep a close eye on him, take extra bathroom outings, midday snuggles, etc., but one day I know my heart will break. Reading all stories, and some facts and symptoms from this blog, now I know that it was from a tumor on her chest , where it all started it from. Is Cancer Prevention For Your Dogs Possible? I went to another vet and he also took all kinds of test and couldn’t find anything wrong. Our course of action as per our vet is just routine ultrasounds to see when the cancer returns and then proceed from there. Her downfall was liver cancer which we believe was brought on by the abuse. Dogs literally drop dead. They usually do this while in standing position. If your Doberman cringes or complains whenever he walks, that could be a sign of bone cancer. Our hearts are broken. Was told I could pick her up and bring her home with seizure meds but the diagnosis was most likely a brain tumor. We lost our 10 year old black female doberman to bone cancer on November 12, 2010. We are giving a modest chemo to reduce the swelling along with pain reduction. My dogs name was Diesel. Best dog I’ve ever owned. Had I known that was her last night being cognitive I would’ve wanted to take her home with me. While waiting to get in to see the cancer doc, I did a ton of research. I was overjoyed. I didn’t think much of it until about a month ago when it started to grow considerably and began to ulcerate. In hopes of giving Luke the best possible outcome, we decided to go with the most aggressive option, which took place over a five month period. Check ups every six months. I don’t know if I can leave my cell but I’ll try.. 617******* call or text if possible or please reply to my post…. My wife was actually apprehensive at first but now she won’t have another breed. Please share your experience in the comments below. She went to a campground with us last weekend, swimming and chasing her ball, and the weekend before we were in Ohio and she had a glorious weekend out in the woods, swimming in streams, and chasing her ball. They wouldn’t be able to fix it. people who aren’t Doberman ppl don’t get how we feel about this breed. I still hurt from the first one. I called to see how he was doing and didn’t hear back for several hours, but the news was not good. As the old saying goes, “An ounce of prevention is better. This week he’s having trouble emptying his bladder. She loved all the kids in our neighborhood, and she would “sit and stay” for them while they hid her ball somewhere in the yard and when they released her, she would go and sniff it out. So far he has had lasparaginase, vincristine, and cytoxan and he takes dexamethasone steroid everyday. Writing this actually was alot easier than I started. He is no longer suffering the severe pain of bone cancer and that’s all that is important now. One of the hardest decisions we have made as a family. Thank you so much. We had no choice but to relieve his pain. The first lab report was “inconclusive” but all clinical signs and symptoms were indicating lymphoma; our vet resubmitted the samples for review and the result came back as lymphoma on the second go-round. Un ostéosarcome chez le chien est une tumeur maligne de l’os à l’origine d’un cancer grave. It was determined that the lymphoma had spread. This has torn my heart out, and writing this wasn’t easy, but our story, Raven’s story can help anyone out there…. Vets said it was nothing to worry about so we didn’t. But I know that this, too, shall pass and I will forever treasure the time I’ve had with my boy Eli, who I’ve had since he was 8 weeks old. Just recently she too was diagnosed and we await the inevitable, whether a few weeks or months. Intervertebral disks are fibrous cartilages between each bone in the neck. She said that his test results came back and the diagnosis was not good. I am beyond devastated, my world revolved around Vice. Being almost a year later I still cry like it happened yesterday. He developed hugely swollen lymph nodes behind his jaws last week, seemingly out of nowhere. I knew it wasn’t going to be another “fatty tissue tumor” because it feels very solid. 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