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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

Therapy Dog Mandie at Flagstaff Medical Center

Pet Hero: Mandie the Therapy Dog

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

In the summer of 2010, Laurie Jeffers and Dale Itschner decided to foster an Australian Shepherd mix puppy for their local animal rescue group in Arizona. What was meant to be temporary turned into forever. Laurie fell in love with the little puppy immediately and decided to adopt her. She named the young... Continue reading

Pet Hero Bindi 18 months after SRS treatment

The Journey to Remission

Published March 1, 2017 | By PetCure Oncology | Pet Heroes

Every day, I see amazing things. Beau was given three months to live before his pet parents learned about stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS). His human mom, Cindy, called Beau’s treatment and recovery “miraculous.” Snickers was on his way to be euthanized when his dad decided he couldn’t go through... Continue reading

Pet Hero Gizmo Pomeranian Mix

Pet Hero: Gizmo the Playful Pomeranian Mix

Published February 8, 2017 | By PetCure Oncology | Pet Heroes

12 years young and full of life Gizmo Kuhns is a Pomeranian mix that is 12 years young. He is full of energy and loves to play. He’s also Martha Kuhns’ best friend. Martha received Gizmo in 2004 when he was just four months old from a coworker. Gizmo entered Martha’s life at a difficult time. Her... Continue reading


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