Raven Wolf

Dog Getting Leg Amputated
August 7th, 2015, 5:45 pm
As you may or may not have noticed, I have been unable to upload pages the last couple of days, and for those of you who know me a little better I have been very difficult to get hold of to talk to. Though a lot of BS has been happening to stress me out or make things difficult the big one that managed to knock me over finally happen. If you want to know why that is then continue reading. I'm sorry if I am not very good at wording or typing today, I have a very large stress induced migraine. Anyway.

My dog fell down the stairs and broke his leg, at least that is what we thought happened, it turned out that he didn't fall down and break his leg, he fell down because he was trying to use the stairs and his leg was broken.

When we took him to the vet they discovered that he has cancer, and the reason his leg was broken was because a tumor in his leg had grown so large it had broken then bone.

My options were to put him down, or have his leg amputated. Then optionally, follow that up with chemo.

So I went the amputation root, he had the surgery yesterday and I have been told it went well, he is eating and such but he's still not standing up on his own at the moment, so he'll be staying at the vet for today as well.

Without chemo, I have been told that he has a 'good' six month left, with chemo it would be a 'good' year. I'm still on the fence with chemo for two reasons, I most likely will not be able to afford it as well as I don't treatments like that to make him miserable (what would be the point to prolonging his life if he's just going to be sick and miserable the whole time?)

What does this mean? Well, my dog has cancer, and not much time left. I want to be able to spend more time with him while I can. This also means that my computer well be going back down to the main floor (because he can't get up the stairs) so little to no privacy for me while I am on the internet or working on the computer.

I will do my best to keep working on my webcomics, but the pacing on them may unfortunately be unsteady and all over the place. (again, this is not the only thing making things difficult for me to work on art at the moment) I understand that things are already going pretty slow, but I will do the best I can to keep them going despite the snail like release schedule.