Mya’s Fund: A Special Dog’s Fight with Osteosarcoma

All pets are special, of course. But once in a while, a pet comes along that is truly special in our lives, and in fact, changes our lives forever. For clients Kahla and Carl Ennis, Mya was that dog. You may know that they have set up a special fund in her memory through our Veterinary Comparative Research Foundation. Mya’s Fund is designed to assist owners who cannot financially afford to provide cancer treatment for their dogs.

A German Shorthaired Pointer, Ch. Shomberg’s One Hot Number SH (a.k.a. Mya), was an excellent representative of her breed, as well as a wonderful companion dog. She easily achieved her confirmation title along with her Junior and Senior hunt titles. She loved being outdoors, relishing the field and vacationing in South Dakota while hunting the open fields for wild pheasant.


Emergency Preparedness for the High Needs Pet

pet cancer emergency preparedness

As a family it is important to have a plan in place should you face an emergency. Where would your family go in the event of a hurricane in the northern Atlantic? Do you have supplies to weather a major blizzard? In the event of major flooding or a tornado what would you do?

When making these plans it is important to take our pets into consideration as well. This can become particularly important for those pets who have special medical needs or need extra care.

When it comes to emergency preparedness for the high needs pet, Veterinary Oncology Services and Research Center is happy to make some suggestions to get you started building a successful game plan.