Success Stories

Babesh

This is my story of one of those curves that life throws at you from time to time.  In early 2013 my plan was to get engaged with the love of my life and to get her a ring that would scream out my love for her.  However, in late February my furry 4 1/2 year old son Bebesh was diagnosed with a...


Dear Dr. Olmsted,

Jim and I want to express our heartfelt gratitude for the outstanding care that you and your staff provided for our dear Hank. For a dog with osteosarcoma who did not have an amputation,we could never have imagined that he would live 14 months after his diagnosis. You...


Hello,

My name is Carey Soden and I was asked to write the story of Capone, my dog.

I first noticed Capone limping one night in mid May, 2012. He was always a very active and goofy dog so I assumed he must have hurt himself jumping or running around acting silly. His limp was...


We first welcomed Daisy into are home in May of 2003.  She was my youngest daughter’s first puppy and my eldest daughter’s second.  Our first puppy was 4 at the time and was also an Aussie, like Daisy.  It was so much fun having the two dogs together, and they bonded immediately.  I discovered...


One of the worst days of my life was August 2, 2010 when my primary care vet called to say that after an exam and blood test my cat Bart had cancer.  I was DEVASTATED.  I noticed that he had lost some weight and attributed it to possible dental problems.  Cancer...


Max joined our family as a puppy in the summer of 2001, a little less than a year after our first cherished Golden companion, Biff, died suddenly and prematurely from splenic torsion. From nippy rambunctious puppyhood to the mature calm and comforting companion that he became, Max was a major...


Bear came into our home when he was 9 months old.   We were moving into a new home and noticed a beautiful husky puppy in our neighbor’s yard.   Every day we would observe him sitting alone in a yard, sometimes even overnight, tied on a short line with no refuge...


 “Smokey taught me the value of leaving no stone unturned in the search for better therapies and the importance of hope.” - Dr Gerald Post

 How can I summarize a life on a page?  How can I express the unbearable grief I felt? How can I explain to you the uttermost joy I...