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Pofi: Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumor Amputation

June, 2016 Archive

Jun 21

This one is sort of self explanatory – my husband took this the other night showing how well he gets around.  It was a beautiful night – really comfortable, and he decided to go to his favorite spot on the second floor deck to relax and survey his domain!  We think he is doing great! […]

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Jun 19

I just want to document, briefly, the absolute start of things: how Pofi was found and came to be ours more than eleven years ago. Pofi was rescued by a dog.  True story.  In late October of 2004, our friend was hiking in Tettegouche State Park on the north shore of Lake Superior in northern […]

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Jun 10

I have been hoping to get to the beginning of our story and the start of Pofi’s Tripawd journey, but after our all clear lymph node cytology, we had a stormy night.  I gave Pofi his first dose of Piroxicam in the morning as the anti inflammatory part of our evolving Metronomic chemo approach.  And […]

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Jun 07

We have our dancin’ shoes on, because U of MN Veterinary Oncology says there is nothing to be concerned about on any of the 3 slides of lymph node aspirate.  Nothing to see here folks, move along.  Just biggish lymph nodes.  NBD – No Big Deal!!

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Jun 06

So Pofi had his CT scan today and his paperwork says he was a very good patient for them today.  The (sort of) good news: there are no clarion clear signs of remote metastasis to lungs or lymph nodes.  There are some bright white light points in the lungs that are calcification – osteaomas – […]

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