"Pet Heroes" Categorized Posts

Pet Hero: Sydney – Our 1,000th Patient

Published September 14, 2017 | By PetCure Oncology | Blog

PetCure Oncology’s 1,000th patient is the epitome of hope. At only three months old, a Pit Bull Boxer mix named Sydney showed up on the doorstep of Roy Teng’s home in Richmond, Indiana, in October 2009. “My wife, Jackie, opened the front door and Sydney was there looking up with her puppy eyes,”... Continue reading

Pet Hero Brownie and Tommy Together

Pet Hero: Brownie the Labrador Retriever Mix

Published July 28, 2017 | By PetCure Oncology | Pet Heroes

Brownie is an affectionate four-year-old Labrador retriever mix. He had the great fortune of being adopted and cared for by Marty, grandmother to Tommy and mother to Bob Habas. Brownie had previously been diagnosed with parvovirus and, consequently, initially had some trouble being adopted. Two other... Continue reading

Pet Hero Karma After SRS Treatment

Pet Hero: Karma the Golden Retriever Mix

Published June 30, 2017 | By PetCure Oncology | Pet Heroes

Karma Schobert is a 10-year-old Golden Retriever mix and a kind, old soul. According to her parents, Elizabeth and Joe Schobert, she is the perfect model of living each day to its fullest. Karma was diagnosed with malabsorption syndrome as a young puppy and therefore is chronically underweight. She lost... Continue reading

Pet Hero Cass Relaxing Outside

Pet Hero: Cass the Standard Poodle

Published May 25, 2017 | By PetCure Oncology | Pet Heroes

11 Years of Friendship—and Counting! Tom Melita and Cass have been together for 11 years. Tom adopted Cass as a young puppy from a family friend who had a litter of standard poodles, and it’s been heaven ever since. Now the Melita household includes three other dogs: Mack (a standard poodle that Tom... Continue reading

PetCure Oncology Pet Hero Rufus

Pet Hero: Rufus the Big Lovable Mastiff Mix

Published April 10, 2017 | By PetCure Oncology | Pet Heroes

Rufus is a 12-year-old Mastiff/Shar-Pei mix that enjoys lying in the sun and rolling around in the grass. His owners, Karen and Lee Dickson, rescued Rufus in 2005 when he was about a year old. At that time the Dicksons were living in London. Lee had noticed a woman walking Rufus and commented on how handsome... Continue reading