Tag Archives: Chester

Sad Day for the Stinkypups

June 5, 2013 marks a sad day in Stinkypup history; We “put Chester to sleep.”  Three months ago, Chester was diagnosed with an osteosarcoma in his front left leg.  Our options were euthanize him immediately due to excruciating pain or … Continue reading

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Chester TriPaw

Chester had his front left leg amputated today, at Aurora Animal Clinic. Last Friday, he was diagnosed with osteosarcoma, aka bone cancer. He had been getting increasingly lame for a couple of weeks, and at first we thought it was … Continue reading

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Prednisone is the new fashion drug

Pred, aka steriods, was prescribed for Neptune when he hurt his back. He had snuck into the “outside” dog yard to browse for snacks, and I didn’t know he was there when I let all the other dogs go free. … Continue reading

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Retirements and Returns

Rocket and Chester have both announced their retirement. Rocket (9 years old) said he prefers not to run at all, due to overheating and possible laryngeal paralysis, but if it’s cold enough (below zero), he’ll consider running with the Z … Continue reading

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