Save Our Sam

Update posted by Lesley Musa On Mar 10, 2014

Our fundraising has received an enormous boost from Cameron Charitable Trust with an amazingly generous donation of £1,000!! Thank you!!!

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Update posted by Lesley Musa On Mar 10, 2014

Our fundraising has received an enormous boost from Cameron Charitable Trust with an amazingly generous donation of £1,000!! Thank you!!!

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Update posted by Lesley Musa On Feb 27, 2014

Today Sam was back at the hospital for a CT Scan. I could not believe how excited he was to be back - he practically pulled me off my feet to get in through the door! It was so reassuring as I had been expecting the opposite. He is lapping up all the attention!

He was alert and bright when he came home - not at all like the last time, although he also had a biopsy that day. 

Everything was looking good, so he is now scheduled to start his radiation therapy on 10 March over 4 weeks - every week day with weekends off.

Let's just get this bit over with then we are on the road to recovery!

 

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Update posted by Lesley Musa On Feb 16, 2014

One month on from surgery, Sam is thriving, I am sure his tale wags even faster and he is enjoying life to the full. He is fed a better diet than us now and is truly cherished.

The oncologist phoned us with the results on Friday evening and confirmed that that the safe margins round the area where the tumour was removed were too narrow and without further treatment the tumour is likely to grow back, so we have to keep fighting it. Sam will go back to the Royal Dick Vet hospital this week for another CT scan so that they can target the radiation therapy very specifically.

 

Then we have a rough journey ahead of us but we will ride the storm knowing that there will be happier times at the other side of it.

 

We remain optimistic that we, together with Sam, will beat this!

 

 

 

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Update posted by Lesley Musa On Jan 31, 2014

12 days after his operation, Sam is progressing really well. he has started to play more and to mouth and we let him have one plastic toy back tonight - he hasn't been allowed any while his jaw is healing. He is squeaking away joyfully with it just now!

He is getting back to his old self, and will come off the pain killers tomorrow. He still isn't allowed off the lead, but tomorrow I'm going to take him for a slightly longer walk on his extendable lead. Still no swimming though!

And we still have a long road ahead - we are waiting for the tests from the tumour to come back to know what form of radiation therapy he will undergo - and we need all the help we can get. We have made a good start but have a very challenging target. Please help us by circulating this link to all your contacts.

Thank you!

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Update posted by Lesley Musa On Jan 24, 2014

Sam was allowed home today, after having part of his upper jaw removed to get rid of the tumour. Once his wound has healed he will have to undergo intensive radiation therapy to make sure the tumour doesn't grow back.

Please help us give Sam the treatment he needs to save his life.

 

Thank you!

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maddy

Backed with £25.00 On May 09, 2014

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Hope you are keeping strong Sam, Lesley and Magda xxx

Aunti Ali

Backed with £25.00 On Apr 12, 2014

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Good luck Sam

Liz webber

Backed with £20.00 On Mar 06, 2014

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test

Backed with £1.00 On Feb 27, 2014

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for our adorable Sam x

Ali

Backed with £25.00 On Feb 16, 2014

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For Sam xxx

Aunti ali

Backed with £25.00 On Feb 16, 2014

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I hope that all the small amounts add up to support a very lovely dog!

Morag

Backed with £20.00 On Feb 05, 2014

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I hope that all the small amounts add up to support a very lovely dog!

Guest

Backed with £20.00 On Feb 05, 2014

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Wishing you all the best.

Guest

Backed On Feb 01, 2014 Amount Hidden

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thanks Auntie Ali and you'll be delighted to know that Sam is even more slobbery than ever!!

Lesley Musa

Posted On Jan 31, 2014

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