My dog Dozer passed away today

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Re: My dog Dozer passed away today

Postby FBODGRL » Mon Jan 16, 2012 12:10 pm

Oh no...I'm so sorry.

Run free at the bridge Dozer.
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Re: My dog Dozer passed away today

Postby HappyPuppy » Mon Jan 16, 2012 12:27 pm

No answers are the worst. :hug:
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Re: My dog Dozer passed away today

Postby Kingsgurl » Tue Jan 17, 2012 5:15 pm

I am so sorry for your loss
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Re: My dog Dozer passed away today

Postby Misskiwi67 » Tue Jan 17, 2012 10:46 pm

It was most likely hemangiosarcoma. This is a tumor of blood vessels, most commonly seen in the spleen, then the heart, skin and brain.

When the tumor grows, it has a tendency to bleed. When it is found in the heart, it bleeds in the sac around the heart. The blood fills up the space the heart needs to move, and the heart can't fill up with blood, and the body doesn't get enough oxygen.

If I were to pick a way to go of natural causes, this would probably be close to the top of my list. Its common to see dogs pass away quickly and peacefully from bloodloss due to hemangiosarcoma. Its also very common to see ZERO symptoms prior to finding massive bleeding, so you probably didn't miss anything.

It doesn't make the loss of your pet any easier, but take comfort knowing you pet probably didn't feel much/any pain, he was just tired and went to sleep.
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Re: My dog Dozer passed away today

Postby Peneloki » Wed Jan 18, 2012 11:17 am

I am so sorry, I hope that what MK wrote could give you a little comfort. Again, so sorry for your loss.

Run free at the bridge, Dozer :hug: :pray
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Re: My dog Dozer passed away today

Postby tiva » Wed Jan 18, 2012 9:42 pm

I'm so sorry--but I'm glad he didn't seem to suffer.
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