Tag Archives: Roo

RIP Beautiful Roo. Nicky Moves Inside.

13 year old Roo died on Oct 6th 2016, around 1 month from the date she was diagnosed with an osteosarcoma. Roo (short for Roulette) was a champion leader we adopted from the Fairbanks North Star Borough Shelter. She was … Continue reading

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Broken Heart with Roo News

My heart is broken. 13 year old Roo, my champion leader, was just diagnosed with an osteosarcoma in her back left leg and it has spread to her lungs.  Osteosarcomas are bad news. She doesn’t have long to live.  The … Continue reading

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Roo’s eye is still funky

Roo’s eye problem is diagnosed as Horner’s Syndrome, though we don’t know whether it will get better. It could be due to a number of different things. We are giving eye drops 2X daily before meals. The vet said it … Continue reading

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Roo’s Mystery Eye Problem

On Wed. Feb 17 we came home from a early evening run. When feeding Roo dinner, after the run, I saw that her third eye was covering 1/2 of her eyeball. It was still like that the next morning so we … Continue reading

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