Cancer Afghan Hound ＆ Golden Retriever ♀ Chant estimated age 12
|It was 7 years ago that we met this cute girl for the first time. The poor girl was abandoned
on a dry riverbed. She was a mix breed of an Afghan Hound and a Golden Retriever, and
probably around 5 years old. My husband and I named her Chant and we decided to raise
her as our daughter. When we found her, she had a big tumor on her tummy (about 2 and
1/3” in diameter and a little less than an inch in height). But, luckily it was benign.Three or four years ago, we found a small tumor inside of her left hind leg. It was about a
half inch in diameter. Unfortunately it was malignant. Then our fight against her cancer
started. We told ourselves that we had to do everything and anything to help our daughter
and so we did. How we wished that Dr. Yoza had been with us!!! We regretted that we could
not take Chant to Hawaii to have her treated by Dr. Yoza. Her cancer had metastasized to
her whole body much faster than we thought.
I remembered that Dr.Yoza does long distance treatment. I had to ask Dr. Yoza for a big
On January 22nd, this year, I took Chant for a walk and she was able to see seven of her
Chant continued to receive treatments from Dr.Yoza. After treatments, Chant would have
We carried Chant to the veterinarian office for a checkup. The doctors first comment was
As every parent does, my husband and I nursed our daughter Chant all day and all night for
Although her life was short, it was meaningful. She gave us a lot of joy and smiles.
In the end I was holding her in my arms and she left for an eternal journey.
Chant & Chant Mom