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I cried reading this story and will sleep tonight remembering 1 year ago this week the passing of my Rottweiler boy to cancer. I only had my boy 2 years before I lost him. (Rescued from foster home at 5 years old) He suffered from the same illness as George. My Dr. caught it at his regular 6 month (senior visit)exam. He then explained our time was short, I could not leave him there that day, we brought him home. 1 month later "Bear" was very ill and dropped alot of weight (from 183 massive animal; hence "Bear" to 121 pounds)
We also have a female Rott who knew something was ot quite right, she insisted she be not more than 2 feet from Bear at all times.
He tried so hard to be strong for us,all of us, but staying strong was exhausting for him. It was time those last few hours, the "t-bone treats, the long rubs, the pictures, the crying" it sored by in what felt like seconds.
I also stayed until his last breath. As was said "freer...