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 a beautiful super high energy … Continue readingRIP Beautiful Roo. Nicky Moves Inside.
Here is a picture of some amazing fall flowers that have bloomed in September, long after most of our wildflowers have died off. You can see Roo, looking on from the side. The flowers run alongside one of the dog yard fences, and also a … Continue readingFall flowers
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 doc gave us prednisone and … Continue readingBroken Heart with Roo News
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 does not seem to be … Continue readingRoo’s eye is still funky