First off, I want to tell you I’m sorry. I am so sorry you’ve received the news that your pet has cancer. My heart is broken for you. I remember the day Ellie was diagnosed and sinking against the back door and holding her and bawling. I know the feeling of helplessness and grieving before they are gone. I know it all incredibly well, and I wish I didn’t but I do. And I wish you didn’t either.

There are things beyond the obvious that aren’t discussed or mentioned and they should be. We all know to serve more steaks, take more pictures and do their favorite activities. But there is more to the diagnosis than what you need to do with your time left together. …read full story